Spinal Surgery

Indications For Spinal Evaluation?

Indications For Spinal Evaluation?

What is the patient admitted for examination of the spine?

The first applicant for the examination of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Spine Specialist Examination of the disease is very important to the story. out by the patient and should be recorded in the first speech.

Is the dorsal spots, hairly and requires examination of the spine deformities?

Examination of the spine on the back stains, hair growth, and that the mass Alltan town can only represent the underlying structural disease is extremely important. These patients, congenital disorders of the spine and spinal care professional must be evaluated in terms of Orthopedics. Orthopedic examination, including a detailed neurological examination after further examinations, such as MRI, these patients are frequently made.


Deformity and curvature of the spine are seen?

Scoliosis, kyphosis, kyphoscoliosis major deformities. These deformities caused by dysfunction of posture called kyphosis Postural kyphosis is called that type.

How can we tell our child is scoliosis?


Neck, back and waist suggest scoliosis curvatures in the obvious. However, differences in the level or the patient’s pants bottoms Puberta ages one shoulder like a short orthopaedist necessarily be consulted in the case.

Scoliosis occurs in which age?

Adolescent scoliosis is the most common type seen in over 10 years. Apart from this type of congenital scoliosis caused by vertebral development and congenital disorders. Under 3 years of age without vertebral deformity in scoliosis is called infantile scoliosis. As well as can be seen in neurological diseases and spinal cord trauma.

How do we apply for Scoliosis Orthopedic specialist implements an inspection process?

Orthopedic specialist talking to you first, “When did you first noticed the problem of the family or the patient? Spine problem, accompanied by a pain? Increasing and decreasing the pain, what, if any? Pain with activity or to a certain position increasing? Nocturnal pain Is there any other systemic patient diseases present? Family in patients with scoliosis have another “evaluate and record their answers by asking questions such as the. Examination of the curvature of the spine while the patient is evaluated standing or sitting. Then, when the children leaning forward position looks at the existence of differences in levels of the rib cage on the back. This level meter with an instrument called Skoliometer difference. Then the other side of the deformity is showing improvement in flexural tests or removing the child up. This makes all patients after neurological examination.


What Orthopedic specialist may ask for Scoliosis examination and tests?

Following the inspection of all orthopedic spine specialist thinks that if the curve that contains the x-rays may significantly. Neurological examination in the presence of a finding that there is a structural problem, or X-rays MRI examinations may require orthopedic specialist. However, x-ray findings of congenital scoliosis is detected in a child in a children’s cardiologist, pediatrician and ask for an assessment of doctor’s and other branches. Squeezing the lives of many families with the child’s stage of this investigation will provide a full assessment should also be noted.

How kyphosis deformity?

Emergence of the public in the form of so-called kyphosis hump on the back and forward bending observed with rounded spine deformity.


At what age is kyphosis occurs?

Congenital kyphosis deformity of the spine in the development of congenital deformity. Scheuerman kyphosis, adjacent to each other in at least 3 years of age Puberta wedging on the spine with 5 degrees kyphosis observed. In addition, the girls, especially Puberta disturbances often seen with stance postural kyphosis is called kyphosis.

Orthopedist for kyphosis deformity of the investigations as to what you want?

All patients detected by physical examination, orthopedic specialist, kyphosis deformity or tests, radiographs of the vertebral column. Also needed by the different positions the spine radiographs and computed tomography in patients, the examination of three-dimensional tomography or MRI may be needed.




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Prof.Dr. Seref Aktas