Neurosurgery is a medical speciality concerned with diagnosing and treating patients with injury to or diseases/disorders of the brain, spinal cord, spinal column, and peripheral nerves within all body parts.
Successful treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis. The patient gets advanced neurological treatment with state-of-the-art facilities, including -
It is the safest surgical approach to treating neurological problems while minimizing the risk to speech and other vital functions.Neurosurgery cost in India is between Rs.244200 to Rs.325600. Patient has to stay in the hospital for 5 days and outside the hospital for 30 days. The total cost of the treatment depends on the diagnosis and facilities opted by the patient.
The cost of Neurosurgery includes:
Note: Babies with spina bifida who received prenatal surgery were better able to walk two and a half years after surgery than those operated on after birth and had better overall motor function.
The overall cost of the procedure also varies based on the patient's condition and preferences. Some of these factors are:
Listing approximate price of Neurosurgery and some related procedures. The prices may change depending upon the centers and condition of the patient.
|Treatment name||Cost range|
|CyberKnife Treatment||Rs.310800 to Rs.414400|
|Deep Brain Stimulation (non-rechargeable)||Rs.1021200 to Rs.1361600|
|NeuroRehabilitation||Rs.111000 to Rs.148000|
|Brain Tumor Surgery||Rs.177600 to Rs.236800|
|Spinal Fusion Surgery||Rs.333000 to Rs.444000|
|Gamma Knife for AVM or Brain Tumor||Rs.275280 to Rs.367040|
|Brain Haemorrhage Treatment||Rs.244200 to Rs.325600|
|Pituitary Tumor Treatment||Rs.288600 to Rs.384800|
|Hydrocephalus Treatment||Rs.155400 to Rs.207200|
|Spine Tumour Surgery||Rs.199800 to Rs.266400|
|Craniotomy Surgery||Rs.293040 to Rs.390720|
|Meningioma||Rs.222000 to Rs.296000|
|Gliomas Treatment||Rs.266400 to Rs.355200|
|Cranioplasty||Rs.301920 to Rs.402560|
|Cerebral Angioplasty||Rs.199800 to Rs.266400|
All the test costs are covered in the package that is done before the neurosurgery. Neurosurgery involves different types of surgery such as craniotomy, deep brain stimulation, and VP shunts. MRI and CT scans are the major tests done before the surgery.
When the patient is hospitalized, all the mediation expenses are covered in the package. If any medicines are bought from outside the hospital, the patient must pay extra charges.
After a shunt surgery, you have to stay in the hospital for 2-4 days, and if you have stitches, they need to be removed or may dissolve. After deep brain stimulation surgery, you need to stay in the hospital for 24 hours, and the doctor will ensure that you are ready to leave. Usually, patients who undergo craniotomy for a brain tumor have to stay 3-4 days in the hospital post-surgery. If they have any postoperative difficulties, the stay may be longer. Postoperative neurosurgery follow-ups can’t be avoided and are usually scheduled 1-2 weeks after the surgery.
It typically takes 4-8 weeks to recover fully after any neurosurgery, but recovery also depends on the procedure. Depending on your functional abilities following surgeries, occupational therapists and physical therapists will evaluate you. You may have to take physiotherapies and speech and language therapies which are not included in the package.
Health insurance provides coverage for neurosurgery which include hospitalization, ambulance services, ICU charges, and post-hospitalization.
Patients can undergo chemotherapy, physical therapy, radiation therapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery. But, neurosurgery is needed to combat the disease.
The price varies across the cities. Tier 1 Cities are usualy more expencive thane tier 2 cities. The price for Neurosurgery in different cities in India is approximately in the range of:
For patients planning to travel abroad it is useful to know the price in destinations popular with medical travellers. The price for Neurosurgery in different countries is approximately:
The right doctor to consult is an experienced Neurosurgeon.
Neurosurgeons are not just brain surgeons; they are medically trained neurosurgical specialists who can also help patients suffering from back and neck pain.
Listing popular specialists:
Director, 27 years of experience
Neurosurgery, Intracranial Brain Tumour Surgery, Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery, Minimally Invasive brain surgery, Image Guided Neurosurgery, Brachial Plexus surgery, Spine Surgery
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Neuro-oncology, Pediatric brain and spine surgery, Neurotrauma, Stroke Cerebrovascular surgery, Minimally invasive spine surgery, Spine fixation and fusion surgery, Scoliosis surgery, Brain tumour surgery and brain aneurysm surgery
Director, 21 years of experience
Neurosurgery , Brain Tumor Surgery, Radiosurgery (Cyberknife, Gamma Knife) Spine Surgery, Surgery for Epilepsy, DBS Surgery for Parkinsons Disease, Brachial Plexus and Nerve surgery, Cerebrovascular Surgery (Aneurysms, AVMs),
On average, the success rate of brain surgery is between 50-70%.
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