Monday, 27 August 2018

The modern Endovascular Coiling is the safest method to treat Aneurysm!

Endovascular coiling is a process in which a minimally invasive technique is used to block the blood flow into an aneurysm. Here without any incision in the skull, the brain aneurysm is treated. It has been one of the safest brain treatment since 1991. 

In this treatment, a catheter is passed through the artery that contains the aneurysm. Artificial platinum coils are passed that prevents the blood from getting into it. This process is known as embolization.
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The technique of coiling

First, a microcatheter is passed through the actual catheter. The platinum coil is coiled with the microcatheter. Slowly the microcatheter is moved towards the aneurysm. As soon as it is inserted in the aneurysm, an electric current is passed that separates the platinum coil from the catheter. The opening of the catheter gets sealed when the coil is released. The coil then remains in the aneurysm permanently. The number coils inserted depends on the size of the aneurysm. The platinum coil is like a spring and the width may vary.

During the surgery fluoroscopy (a type of x-ray) is done to see the exact position aneurysm and catheter.

How many days you need to be admitted in the hospital?

This is an absolute risk-free surgery. You need to be admitted for a night and you are free to go home the next day. Generally, doctors recommend taking complete bed rest for two days and then you are free to do all regular activities.

Read below to know where you can get the best endovascular treatment India.

The best surgeon in town!

Dr. Sai Sudarsan is the best minimal invasive neurosurgeon in Hyderabad. He has successfully conducted hundreds of micro neurosurgery cases in India. To contact the best Endovascular neurosurgeon in India you need to visit STAR Hospitals located in Hyderabad. The surgeon and his team takes special care of each and every patient and release them within a day. The medications that are given post surgery are so effective that patients can get back to normal activities within 2 to 3 days.
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Friday, 29 June 2018

Is Brain Stroke getting into your Head?

Most of us stroke the head and look nervous when the word ‘brain stroke’ has been heard. Do you think brain stroke is something you need to be seriously worried about? Yes, it is. All of us know that the aftermath of the stroke is complicated as it can lead to permanent disabilities.

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Some people who might get brain stroke in future may have slurred speech and lack of coordination, some might have numbness in one part of the body. Another bunch would be having vision problems. Haven’t you seen people with almost similar disorders? If so, it is high time you make sure that they consult a neurosurgeon at the earliest because all these symptoms are much in relation with brain stroke. There are many hospitals in and around Hyderabad to lend their hands for the treatment of stroke. Out of these, Star Hospital headed by Dr. Sai Sudarsan, Neurosurgeon in Hyderabad is considered the greatest and effective.

Do you know what a stroke is?

Most of you might be of the view that stroke is a terrific medical condition. Of course, it is. The blood supply to either a part of the brain is cut off in the patients affected by stroke. That is, it happens as a result of breaking down of the blood vessels in the brain. This would definitely result in prevention of blood and oxygen from reaching the tissues of the brain.

Every Disease happens because of a Strong Reason

These are a few causes of brain stroke
1. Obesity
2. Early family history of stroke
3. Boozing and consumption of drugs
4. Unhealthy lifestyle
5. Age issues
6. High cholesterol, diabetes, and blood pressure

Brain Stroke Symptoms

It is always helpful to know the symptoms before they turn worse.

1. Weakness in limbs and facial muscles
2.  Paralysis of half body
3. Fatigue and difficulty in balancing
4. Speech loss
5. Severe headache and inability to move the eyes rapidly
If you have got a couple of the given symptoms, never hesitate to walk to the nearby hospital.

How Is Diagnosis of Stroke done?

As soon as the doctor compares the medical condition of the patient with the symptoms and signs of brain stroke, he would ask him to carry out a few medical tests such as blood tests, MRI and CT Scan, Carotid Ultrasound, Electrocardiogram, Cerebral Angiogram and Echo Cardiogram.

Treatments Available

Depending on the type of the stroke the patient had, the doctor suggests different kinds of medication. They are Anticoagulants (to reduce the inability of the blood to clot), Tissue Plasminogen Activator (to break up a blood clot), Antiplatelet Drugs (to make blood platelets unable to stick together), Statins (to reduce the cholesterol levels) etc.

There are a few medical techniques as part of the treatment of strokes for the two types of strokes such as Ischemic Stroke and Hemorrhagic Stroke. A few of them include:

Ischemic Stroke:

Mechanical Thrombectomy:
A catheter is inserted into the large blood vessel inside the patient’s head. Then the clot is slowly pulled out of the vessel using a device.
With the aid of a stent (a metal tube), the narrowed arteries are inflated.

Hemorrhagic Stroke:

A long tube to the blood vessel that has been weakened is inserted followed by installation of coil-like device into the same area. Thus the blood flow to the area is blocked and bleeding is reduced.
An aneurysm (a ballooned area in the artery) that might bleed anytime has to be prevented from bleeding. In order to do this, a clamp is placed at the roots of an aneurysm.
If all these techniques do not work well with you, the only way out is to go for a surgery as early as possible so that the blood clot and plaques be easily removed.

Prevention is better than Cure

Anybody can reduce the risk of this life-threatening diseases if they are willing to eat a healthy diet, refrain themselves from smoking and drinking and practice exercises on a regular basis.
Please bear in mind that only early diagnosis and better treatment for the person can help bring him back to normalcy. Anytime you find there is a huge possibility for brain stroke for you or your loved ones, pay a visit to Star Hospital. Dr. Sai Sudarsan is all set to welcome you here for the best Brain Stroke treatment in India.

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Thursday, 31 May 2018

Advanced Peripheral Nerve Surgery in Hyderabad

Peripheral nerve surgery treatment focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different types of the peripheral nerve disorders which includes injuries such as lacerations, accidents traumas, entrapments such as cubital tunnel syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, or tarsal tunnel syndrome, and tumors such as neurofibroma or schwannoma.

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Are you suffering from Persistent leg/foot/joint pain due to sports injuries or reoccurring pain due to laparoscopic surgery, cesarean section, breast reconstruction, or abdominoplasty or Pain in ankle or knee due to surgery?

Don’t be scared, Dr. Saisudarsan, best neurosurgeon in Hyderabad offers a complete care for peripheral nerve surgery in Hyderabad.

Peripheral nerves and their functions

Our body has three main types of nerves such as spinal nerves, cranial nerves, and peripheral nerves. Peripheral nerves work is to control external areas of the body and they are found as enclosed bundles of nerve cable. Peripheral nerves are used for walking, body movement, muscle movement, reflexes, touching, and proprioception. Any kind of physical injury, swelling, infection, a problem in a blood vessel or autoimmune disease can cause damage to these nerves and develops pain, weakness, numbness, or even, paralysis if the injury is severe.

Importance of peripheral nerve surgery

Peripheral nerve surgery improves patient’s body functioning, minimize disability and pain and support to enhance the patient capability to fight with painful and disabling disorders. The peripheral nerve surgery can be performed as inpatient or outpatient surgery, depending on the patient condition and comfort level.

Dr. Saisudarsan is a pioneer name for neuropathy in Hyderabad. Dr. Saisudarsan at Star hospital is one of the best neurosurgeon in Hyderabad. He uses most advanced diagnostic imaging and electro-diagnostic testing to understand disease extent and severity. The treatment options include physical therapy, simple nerve decompression, conservative medical management to complex brachial plexus reconstruction surgeries and tumor removal.

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Friday, 16 March 2018

Best Tremor Treatment in Star hospital, Hyderabad

Tremor is a periodic, unplanned movement of muscle or a neurological disorder that includes continuous muscle movements in one or many parts of the body. It is most common involuntary movements and can shake the hands, legs, arms, head, face, and trunk. Tremors are not life-threatening, but make it difficult to perform daily tasks and ruin a person social life. The problem in the brain parts that control muscles movement causes tremors.

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Other neurological disorders that develop tremor are stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, certain neurodegenerative diseases, and use of specific drugs. Symptoms of tremors include very small strokes or shakes. It is important to visit a trusted and efficient neuro research center for a reliable treatment. Dr. Saisudarsan at Star hospital, Hyderabad is one of the best neurosurgeons in Hyderabad and provides a quick and expert opinion by conducting a proper diagnosis and effective treatment.

Dr. Saisudarsan and his multidisciplinary team which includes best physicians, physical therapists, nurses, and pain management specialists, at Star hospital, Hyderabad provides integrated, comprehensive care to the patients suffering from tremors. The Star hospital, Hyderabad delivers a complete range of care from diagnosis to treatment and till full recovery.

The Star hospital generally started tremors treatment in Hyderabad with non-invasive, non-surgical treatment options under the supervision of Dr. Saisudarsan and his expert team. For the patients, who need surgery, Star hospital, Hyderabad offers latest minimally invasive surgical techniques and equipment with world-class facilities. Mild tremors did not need any treatment as they do not affect daily normal activities.  When shaking becomes difficult to manage and affect daily life, it is suggested to visit a neurosurgeon. Working with neurosurgeon may help to find out best suitable plan to treat tremors.  Dr. Saisudarsan and his team help patients to recover fast, and get back to their normal life quickly.

The goal of Dr. Saisudarsan and his professional team is to provide patients their social life back, give assistance to dazed off their emotional problems, depression, and develop self-esteem and helps to learn proper walking, speaking and communication again. A highly trained neurosurgeons team at Star hospital, Hyderabad is available 24/7 to treat neurological disorders.

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Saturday, 25 November 2017

Disc Replacement Surgery For A Better Move Of Tomorrow !!!

Are you uncomfortable with you back?  Fed up with traditional treatments?  Need a change?
The spinal disc acts as a ligament to hold the vertebrae together.  Our spine is made up of these discs. The functions of the spinal disc are to act as shock absorbers in the spine.  They are responsible for holding the vertebrae and spine together.  
Dr. Sai Sudarsan is the best orthopedic doctor solve you back and cervical problem. He provides evidence-based cost-effective quality treatment to the patients.  He is one of the best neurosurgeon available in Hyderabad.  He is known for treating thousand who were suffering from a backache and cervical problems. 
You may be familiar the symptoms.

Symptoms of disc diseases

  1. Lower back pain which is continuous and has lasted more than 6 weeks
  2. Pain that is centered on the lower back, it can also radiate to the hips and legs 
  3. Radiating and burning pain 
  4. Pain is exacerbated by certain movements, particularly bending, twisting or lifting
  5. Numbness and tingling in the legs as well as difficulty to walk
  6. Radiculopathy 
  7. Some spine diseases include Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Adult Degenerative Scoliosis, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease and  Cervical Disc Herniation, Spinal Stenosis, Sciatica, Kyphosis and Brachialgia. 


Include Medications, hot and cold therapies, Cortisone injection and therapies like acupuncture and massage.

As the name suggests, it is minimally invasive and is to cure lumbar stenosis(spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord nerves in the lower back).  This is a short outpatient procedure done using a small incision in the back without anesthesia with the help of an imaging machine and specialized tools.  The doctor will remove the excess ligament tissue and small pieces of bone through the incision. This will restore the space in the spinal canal and decreases the nerve compression.

This treatment is to remove the herniated disc from the spinal canal.  It is a minimally invasive method which makes use of the endoscope and small surgical tools.  Fragments of the spinal disc that causes pressure on the nerve are removed.

Ozone gas is directly injected into the herniated disc, the gas fills the disc and bubbles out through protrusion.  There will a chemical reaction between the gas and the nucleus of the disc.  Hence causes the shrinking of the herniated portion of the disc.  The pressure is relieved and pain disappear

In this procedure, the bones are not removed during the surgery, only reshaping or repositioning of the bones takes place.This surgical method relieves symptoms of spinal stenosis by removing the pressure from the spinal cord in the neck.
You feel free to contact Dr. Sai Sudarsan for any issues related to back problems.  This would definitely the right choice for you.      

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Sunday, 6 August 2017

Dealing with Head Injuries...

Head injuries can be defined as any sort of injuries that occur to the skull, brain, scalp or tissues and blood vessels in the head. They can range from a mild bruise to a complicated brain injury. The treatment and other consequences of head injuries vary depending on its nature and severity.

Causes of head injuries

Head injuries can occur due to various reasons including trauma from accidents, due to powerful blows resulting from falls, physical assault or as a part of sports injuries. In babies, head injuries can occur due to excessive shaking.

Some of the common head injuries include concussions, hematoma, haemorrhage, edema, skull fractures (depressed, diastatic, basilar, and linear) and so on.

Symptoms of head injury

Our head has more blood vessels than any other part of our body and hence injury results in bleeding either internally or externally. The symptoms of head injury may not be grave initially and may vary depending on the injury.

A minor head injury may be characterised by the following symptoms: -
  • A headache or light-headedness
  • Nausea
  • A spinning sensation and mild confusion
  • Ringing in the ears
A severe head injury is often accompanied by symptoms like loss of consciousness, vomiting and seizures, coordination or balance problems, abnormal eye movements, inability to focus, worsening headache, memory loss and mood changes.

Diagnosis and Treatments of head injury

Head injuries can be diagnosed with the help of physical examination, blood tests, CT scans, X-rays, MRI and EEG. These tests help the doctor identify the cause, extent and intensity of the injury. The treatment is decided based on many factors such as the age and medical condition of the patient along with the severity of the injury.

Severe head injuries might warrant surgery to correct and manage blood clots and repair skull fractures. They also help in preventing further brain tissue damages.

Dr. Sai Sudarsan is a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive neurosurgery in Hyderabad, with a world of experience in the field.

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Friday, 9 June 2017

There is no need to be in Pain Again

Artificial disc replacement surgery is also known as spine arthroplasty. Currently, artificial disc replacement is available for the neck (cervical) and back (lumbar) spine. Artificial disc replacement is an alternative to the traditional spinal fusion. The degeneration and damage of the discs that cushion the bones of the spine can be increases by the genetics, age, and daily wear and tear of routine activities.  The doctors generally start with the nonsurgical (conservative) medical treatment to treat degenerative disc disease. But, when conservative therapy fails the doctors uses spinal fusion surgical treatment. This process permanently locks two or more spinal vertebrae composed so that they cannot move. But spinal fusion has some drawbacks, such as
  • Loss of flexibility and motion
  • Permanently altered motion features and biomechanics

Artificial disc replacement is better than spinal fusion as it offers a viable, reversible option to the fusion and avoids the accepted flaws of fusion. There is the possibility of reducing damage to adjacent joints and discs by inserting an artificial disc in comparison to performing spinal fusion. Artificial disc replacement permits 
  • Motion preservation
  • Normal distribution of stress along the spine
  • Restoration of pre-degenerative disc height

The technique to install an artificial disc is routine and safe. The material and design of disc is revolutionary and similar to the materials used in knee and hip replacement surgery. The material is designed in such a way that is not harmful or sensitive to the body and skin. Recovery is fast after the surgery and less painful.
Dr. Saisudarsan is one of the best neurosurgeons in Hyderabad. Dr. Saisudarsan is associated with Star hospital, Hyderabad and provides best treatment facilities for the artificial disc replacement Surgery In India

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Get Effective Treatment For Back Pain

Disc Replacement surgery, also called disc arthroplasty or cervical disc replacement, is one of the latest treatment options for degenerative disc diseases, where the damaged discs are replaced by an artificial disc. Disc replacement surgery helps in restoring full motion capabilities and eliminating pain related to disc injuries or irregularities.

Disc deformities cause excessive pressure on spinal cord and associated nerves which lead to severe pain in the lower back. This can be cured by replacing the concerned disc and restoring the spine structure. Disc arthroplasty helps in re-establishing the normal disc functions. of Disc Replacement Surgery

Disc replacement surgery can be distinguished to different types depending on the extent of replacement carried out. The surgical procedure where the whole disc structure is replaced is called total disc replacement. Here the whole or most of the disc tissues are replaced by an artificial prosthesis.

Disc nucleus replacement involves the replacement of the centre of the disc, also called disc nucleus.

Procedure of Disc Replacement Surgery

The procedure of disc arthroplasty is conducted under general anaesthesia. The deformed disc is removed through an incision made on the neck. The artificial disc is implanted after decompressing the associated nerves. The procedure is comparatively simpler and less painful than other spinal surgeries.

Benefits of Disc Replacement Surgery

The major benefits of the surgery are as follows: -
  • Restores motion and provides relief from pain
  • Does not cause harm to adjoining joints or discs
  • Reduces cervical collar immobilisation
  • Does not require bone grafting
  • Can prevent the accelerated degeneration in the discs
  • Reduces oesophagus irritation and swallowing difficulties
The procedure is not fit for those suffering from conditions like osteoporosis, spinal infections or tumour, spondylolisthesis and so on. It is also not performed in case of pregnancy or on children.

Dr. Sai Sudarsan is a leading and well experienced Endovascular and Micro neurosurgeon in Hyderabad. He is one of the best neurosurgeons in conducting disc replacement surgery in the country.
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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Get Rid Of Neck Pain...

The neck or cervical spine, which  co ordinates network of nerves, bones joints and muscles from the brain and the spinal cord. The neck has the important role providing support, strength, stability and mobility for the head and it is particularly vulnerable to injury.

Neck injury happens when the muscles and ligaments of the neck are forced to move outside of normal range. Sometimes, sudden jerking of the head, car accidents, sudden falls, sports injury, poor posture, repetitive motions, holding head in unusual position causes neck pain or injury.

Common Causes Neck Pain 

  • Cervical degenerative disc disease
  • Cervical herniated disc
  • Cervical spinal stenosis with myelopathy
  • Cervical foraminal stenosis

Cervical degenerative disc disease causes when the discs gradually lose hydration and the ability to cushion the spine's vertebrae. It can lead to painful irritation of cervical nerve.

Cervical herniated disc is a condition which the cervical disc gets herniated due to the leakage of the jelly like inner layer called nucleus pulpous through a tear in the disc's protective outer layer. This may happen because of an injury or aging.

Cervical spinal stenosis and myelopathy is a condition which causes the narrowing of the spinal canal due to the degeneration of the spine. When the spinal canal narrows and compress the spinal cord ( a large bundle of nerves that runs inside the spinal canal) leads to myelopathy. The symptoms of myelopathy is weakness of arms, hands, legs or feet.

Cervical for aminal stenosis occurs when the foramina (the holes in the vertebral construct) become narrowed, which can cause irritation for the nerve root that runs through it.

Dr Saisudarshan is an experienced and well trained senior consultant in  Micro neurosurgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery based in Star Hospital, Hyderabad. The hospital offers the best  and advanced surgical treatments for all kind of neck problems in Hyderabad at affordable cost.

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Sunday, 5 February 2017

No More Suffering due to Back Pain

Numbness in the lower back and acute pain in the same area when trying to walk or stand upright are common issues reported by most people. These symptoms may point the finger towards Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.

Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy (MILD) is a method used to treat Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.  Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord nerves within. This creates acute pain and one might find numbness on the lower back when standing upright or walking. Thickening of ligament tissues, bulging of vertebral discs or growth of an extra bone may be the reasons. Aging is, however, the most commonly found reason for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.
This is a surgical procedure done with a small incision at the lower back but seldom is anesthesia used. Implants or stitches are also not required for the purpose. The cause for the pain like excess ligament tissue, extra bone, bulging that creates problems with discs are all incised out from the body and it creates instant relief to the patient. The doctor might suggest physical rest for the patient to keep him away from strenuous physical activities.
Though MILD procedure reports very high rate of success, it should be done with utmost care and medical expertise. Dr. Sai Sudarsan is a well trained and an experienced micro and Endo vascular neurosurgeon have successfully carried out many such surgeries with the help of a dedicated team.

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