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National University Spine Institute (NUSI)

Spine Condition

The National University Spine Institute (NUSI) team provides surgical and non-surgical treatment of all types of spine pathologies. These include:

  • Degenerative lumbar spinal disorders, such as spinal stenosis, prolapsed disc, degenerate disc and spinal instability
  • Complex cervical spine pathology, such as cervical myelopathy, radiculopathy and ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)
  • Spine fracture and spinal cord injury
  • Spinal infections
  • Primary and secondary tumours of the spine
  • Complex spinal deformity with scoliosis deformities in children and adult

NUSI offers a comprehensive integrated plan of care for each patient. We rely on a multidisciplinary team approach ensuring that each patient receives a level of care that is consistent with his or her diagnosis. Spine surgeries performed in NUSI include:

  • In-house intraoperative neuro monitoring team (IONM) to ensure surgery safety
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery, such as microscopy assisted, tubular and endoscopy
  • Computer navigation for spine surgery
  • Robotic spine surgery
  • Artificial disc implantation
  • Lumbar spinal fusion surgeries, such as transforaminal lumbar interbody spine fusion (TLIF), lateral lumbar interbody fusion) (LLIF)
  • Cervical spinal surgeries, such as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion (ACCF), laminectomies and fusion or laminoplasty
  • Complex spinal deformity correction in children and adult patients from cervical deformities to lumbar deformities
  • Growing spine technologies for children scoliosis without spinal fusion, such as growing rods surgeries, Magec, Scoli-theter and Apifix spine surgeries
  • Enbloc vertebrectomy surgery for spinal tumour
  • Interspinous spacer technology for spinal decompression
  • Vertebral augmentation using vertebroplasty / kyphoplasty
  • Treatment of sports injuries of the spine

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