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360 Degree Procedure for Cervical and Thoracic Spine

Dr. Mukesh Pandey Neurosurgeon

Why would you need a 360-degree procedure, which is said to be one of the most complicated surgeries? A 360-degree procedure is performed to fix the compromised spinal cord. The spinal cord can be compromised either from the front or the back, which generally takes place in trauma or degenerative spine or tuberculosis. 360 degree procedure for cervical spine or 360 degree procedure for thoracic spine is required for two major reasons – severe compression of the spinal cord or complete damage. The top reasons that seek a 360-degree procedure are –

  • Spinal deformity
  • Complete damage of thoracic or cervical vertebra spine
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Compression of cervical or thoracic
  • Failed previous spine surgery