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Spine Surgery

Spinal surgeries are, in most cases, simple procedures that offer low risk and no surgical complications, however, having trained and experienced medical surgeons is fundamental to any kind of situation. With more than 700 surgical procedures performed in recent years, the Gran Prime Medical Clinic have neurosurgeons with great experience in spinal surgeries. They give the confidence and security that people need.

Patients in Gran Prime Medical Clinic go through appointments with neurosurgeons, who analyze each case individually, indicating the best type of surgical procedure for each situation.

Complete Assistance for Spine Surgery

Gran Prime Medical Clinic offers a complete infrastructure, advisory and all hosting those patients are looking for. We assist in the selection of the hospital, according to the preferences of each person, regarding payment methods, etc. The surgical medical fees and materials used for surgery may have the payment facilitated by the Gran Prime Medical Clinic and also have the possibility of having part of the costs subsidized by the health insurance plan, if the patient wishes.

Pre evaluation by Skype and/or Whatsapp for patients outside São Paulo Individual transport system with personal driver for patients all over Brazil.

Minimally Invasive

The most common minimally invasive surgery is the one that uses the laser as the main tool. Depending on the case, the neurosurgeon can indicate this procedure, that offers more security and even lower risks of complications. Among the main advantages of laser surgery we can select::

– Surgery without deep cuts and bleeding;
– There is no need for general anesthesia, only performed sedation and local anesthesia;
– Fast procedure, lasting between 30 minutes and 1 hour;
– Hospital discharge in a maximum of 24 hours;
– Within a week, the patient receive the labor release and is ready to get back to work;

Arthrodesis

The spinal arthrodesis is a surgical procedure that consists in immobilize some segments of the spine, whether lumbar, cervical or thoracic, returning stability and ending with severe pain and problems of locomotion. It could be indicated for spinal disc herniation, arthrosis, among others. The procedure is performed with use of some surgical materials, as screws, plates and pins. The quality of these materials directly influences the quality of the surgery.

At Gran Prime Medical Clinic, besides having experienced neurosurgeons, our patients are guaranteed by their doctors that will be used imported materials, which follows the strictest international quality standards, eliminating risks of postoperative complications caused by the use of poor quality products.

The procedure lasts, on average, between 2 and 3 hours, with very low surgical risk, and hospitalization for an average of 3 days. All patients leave the hospital walking, already showing improvement of the pain that they felt before the surgery and only needing to follow the medical guidelines for postoperative care.

Surgery for scoliosis

Scoliosis is a curvature in the spine that affects, mostly, children and teenagers between 9 and 15 years, more pronounced growth phase. There are several types of scoliosis. The more frequent are congenital scoliosis (from birth), neuromuscular and idiopathic.

In general, the scoliosis’ patient doesn’t feel pain, and that’s why it’s difficult for lay eyes to identify the problem in its early stage. Among the most common symptoms is the asymmetry of shoulders or hips, in other words, one shoulder may look taller than the other or the pelvis appears to be slightly inclined.

To diagnose the disease, the doctor will do a series of questions in order to elaborate a medical history, besides perform physical exams in search of signs of scoliosis. It is also likely that your doctor will perform neurological examinations and imaging tests, such as x-rays, CT scans, or MRI scans.

One of the forms of treatment of this disease is by surgical intervention, which consists of correcting the deformity, being able to use metal rods fastened with hooks and screws for bone recovery.

The option of treating scoliosis by surgery is indicated by the doctor according to situation and need of the person. At Gran Prime Medical Clinic, our patients have experienced neurosurgeons who will provide all necessary support.

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