Tumor Tulang Belakang – Salah Satu Penyebab Sakit Pinggang

Tumor Tulang Belakang - Salah Satu Penyebab Sakit Pinggang

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Pernahkan anda mengalami sakit pinggang? Kebanyakan kita menyepelekan sakit pinggang yang sebagian besar akan sembuh sendiri jika beristirahat. Padahal, bisa jadi itu bukan sakit pinggang biasa. Untuk sakit pinggang yang berhubungan dengan masalah otot dan degenerative memang tidak serius. Tapi, sakit pinggang ini bisa menjadi masalah […]

Osteoporotic Spine Fracture

Osteoporotic Spine Fracture

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) When the bone is soft or osteoporotic, it can fracture with trivial injury or even without injury. Spine bone is one of the most commonly affected bones in osteoporotic fracture. It can be debilitating. But it doesn’t need to affect you. You can prevent osteoporosis […]

Why Fuse the Spine?

Why Fuse the Spine?

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Spine stabilization Spinal fusion surgery is indicated when the spine is expected to be unstable after the index operation. In general if there is a sign of instability before surgery, spinal fusion is indicated. Spinal fusion for nerve compression Spinal fusion surgery is often performed […]

Microdiscectomy | Operation for Slipped Disc

Microdiscectomy | Operation for Slipped Disc

Slipped disc can be very painful. The typical symptom is pain radiating to the leg with sudden onset. The diagnosis is confirmed with physical examination and MRI scan. Slipped disc surgery (microdiscectomy) can help overcome the pain. Microdiscectomy is an operation to remove the slipped disc and to free up the nerve. This operation is […]

What Makes Spine Surgery Safe?

What Makes Spine Surgery Safe?

Many more minimally invasive spine surgeries are performed nowadays compared to a few years ago. The rate of complications has reduced significantly with advanced and modern technology. The experience of the spine surgeons themselves play a significant role in reducing the complication of spine surgery. It has been showed that surgeons who perform more than […]