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Spinal fungal infection in Covid-recovered patients: Know about the rare condition

October 20, 2021 3:00 pm

Many pathogens like bacteria, mycobacterium sp (tuberculous bacteria) and very rarely fungi affect the spinal disc and bone leading to infective spondylodiscitis and vertebral osteomyelitis, said Dr Harshal Bamb, spine surgeon.

Lulu Group chairman Yusuff Ali undergoes spinal surgery following helicopter incident in Kerala

April 16, 2021 8:02 am

The chopper carrying Ali, his wife and five others made a forced landing in a marshy area by the side of the National Highway 66 on the outskirts of Kochi early on Sunday owing to technical issues.

After spinal surgery in the womb, a boy learns to stand on his own feet

June 26, 2019 8:02 am

“Fetal surgery is not a cure. Damage was done before the surgery, and all they can do is close it up so the damage doesn’t get worse. He’ll have to be monitored for the rest of his life. His outcome is great. But things could change.”

Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury

June 18, 2018 12:59 pm

People with spinal cord injury often lose the ability to perform everyday actions that require coordinated hand movements such as writing, holding a toothbrush or picking up a drink. Gene therapy provides for treating large areas of the spinal cord.

A Father’s Day card: 76-year-old gets spine surgery to save his three sons

June 21, 2015 11:55 am

As the world marks Father’s Day on June 21, Bapu and his wife can look back with pride at what they, and their children, have achieved.

PGI doctor first Indian to be on European spine society board

October 28, 2013 3:02 am

Dr Sarvdeep Singh Dhatt,has become one of the first Indians to be on the Executive committee board of EUROSPINE.