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Spine Tumor Specialist in Ahmedabad

What is Spine Tumor ?

A spine tumor is an abnormal growth of cells in or around the spine. These tumors can originate from the spine itself (primary tumors) or spread from other parts of the body to the spine (metastatic tumors). Here’s a brief overview:

  1. Primary Spine Tumors: These tumors originate in the cells of the spine or its surrounding structures. They can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Examples of primary spine tumors include chordomas, osteosarcomas, and ependymomas.
  2. Metastatic Spine Tumors: These tumors occur when cancer cells from other parts of the body (such as the lungs, breast, prostate, or kidneys) spread to the spine. Metastatic spine tumors are much more common than primary spine tumors and often occur in individuals with a history of cancer elsewhere in the body.
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Symptoms of spine tumors may include back pain that worsens at night or with movement, weakness or numbness in the arms or legs, difficulty walking, loss of bowel or bladder control, and spinal deformities. Diagnosis typically involves imaging tests such as X-rays, CT scans, or MRI scans, as well as a biopsy to confirm the type of tumor.

Treatment for spine tumors depends on factors such as the type of tumor, its location, size, and whether it is benign or malignant. Treatment options may include surgery to remove the tumor, radiation therapy to shrink or destroy the tumor cells, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and supportive care to manage symptoms and improve quality of life.

The prognosis for spine tumors varies depending on factors such as the type and stage of the tumor, the effectiveness of treatment, and the overall health of the individual. Early detection and prompt treatment are crucial for better outcomes in individuals with spine tumors. It’s important for individuals experiencing symptoms suggestive of a spine tumor to seek medical attention for proper evaluation and management.

Our Spine Tumor Specialist Doctor

Dr. Nisarg Parikh

Dr. Nisarg Parikh

M.B.B.S. & MS in Orthopaedics ( Spine Surgeon and pain specialist )

Dr. Nisarg Parikh completed his M.B.B.S. and MS in Orthopedics from prestigious Smt. N.H.L. Medical college, V.S. Hospital. After working as an assistant professor in department of orthopedics in same institute he started his career in field of Spine Surgery. He completed rigorous spine training from ace spine institutes from India, Italy and Germany. He was awarded AO Spine Fellowship as well.

2019 March marked the beginning of Swasti Spine and Mind Care, his long-cherished dream of holistic Spine Centre.

Till date he has performed more than 5000 successful spine surgeries. He has presented and published several research papers in national and international conferences and won medals for many presentations. He has co-authored chapters in spine textbook and has been invited as faculty in many spine conferences across India.

Currently he holds position of Director and Consultant Spine Surgeon at Swasti Spine and Mind Care, Ahmedabad. At Sheth. L.G. Hospital and Dr. Jivaraj Mehta Hospital he is serving as an honorary spine surgeon.

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