Dr. Manish Kumar a highly experienced neurosurgeon at the super-specialty hospital performed a successful neurosurgery for anterior screw fixation and gave a healthy new life to the patient.
Gurgaon, Haryana: The multi super-speciality hospital of Park Group, Gurgaon announces to have successfully operated a neck bone fracture through anterior screw fixation surgery.
The patient (an electrician) was admitted to the hospital on 15th June 2017 with a neck bone injury due to his fall off from electric pole. There was severe neck pain and the patient was unable to move his head due to trauma. Although there were no signs of weakness in the limbs and the patient had no signs of breathing issues. Before the major surgery, the patient was given Skull pin traction by the team. Later the Anterior Screw Fixation surgery was done by Dr. Manish Kumar, MBBS, DNB (Neurosurgery) who is a senior neurosurgeon at Park Hospital, Gurgaon.
According to Dr.Manish, this surgery was very complicated as there was neck bone fracture. Also known as cervical spine (neck) trauma. The injury is like decapitation. About 25-40% of dens fractures are fatal at the time of accident due to cessation of breathing and sudden loss of other vital functions or other associated injuries like Brain injuries. Many patients suffer with severe morbidity because of poor handling during transit or in the hospital sometimes even resulting in prolonged hospital stay and death.
“Post surgery, the patient is very well and is also not having any issues with the limbs movement and is also not experiencing any limb weakness. He is eating well and is able to talk properly now,” as stated by Dr. Manish Kumar. He further added to the statement that the patient was able to walk the next day of the surgery and will soon have normal range of neck movement.