Scoliosis Surgery in India- Boon for Patients
- Congenital scoliosis- It results from embryological malformation of one or more vertebrae and may occur in any location of the spine. Because the abnormality is present from birth, it is detected at an early age.
- Neuromuscular scoliosis- this is secondary to neurological or muscular diseases and includes scoliosis associated with cerebral palsy, spinal cord trauma, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, and spina bifida. This type of scoliosis generally progresses more rapidly often requires surgical treatment.
- Idiopathic scoliosis- Scoliosis is considered idiopathic when the exact cause is not known. It comprises about 80% of all cases and is diagnosed during puberty.
- Safely straighten the spine as much as possible
- Balance the torso and pelvic areas
- Maintain the correction for long term
- Fusing (joining together) the vertebrae along the curve
- Supporting these fused bones with instrumentation (steel rods, hooks, and other devices) attached to the spine