Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery & Cost in India
MTC Cervical Disc Replacement Cost: 8,500 - 24,000 US Dollars
Cervical disc replacement (also known as artificial disc for cervical disc replacement, or total disc arthroplasty) is performed in case of cervical disc herniations(degenerative disc disease where a portion of the spinal disc pushes outside its normal boundary). Although new to the USA, this spine surgery procedure has been carried out in India and many other countries for many years now.
Prestige Cervical Artificial Disc System (FDA Approved)
This procedure is recommended for patients, for whom non-operative treatment
has not helped. The procedure involves removing the affected disc, disc fragments
or any bone spurs. The disc space is jacked up to the desired normal height
(that should have normally been, in case of no disc disease). Following this,
the surgeon implants the artificial disc into the prepared disc space.
Anesthesia and Blood Transfusion
General Anesthesia is administered for the procedure. Blood transfusion is
usually not required
Hospital Stay and Post Procedure Care
Hospital stay is about 1 - 2 days. A stay of 7 days in the host country is
Benefits of Cervical Disc ReplacementArtificial disc surgery has lesser chances of requiring a revision surgery, compared to spinal fusion surgery
Normal neck motion can be maintained
Unlike the spinal fusion surgery the adjacent spinal discs in case of cervical disc replacement don't have to bear the extra stress .
Eliminates the need for a painful bone graft
Recovery time is quicker compared to the fusion surgery.
Lesser number of patients need a hard collar following the cervical Disc
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Link of Interest:
Disc Replacement Surgery in India - Cost, Hospitals & Surgeons
Cervical Disc - approved by FDA
Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery in Korea