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Pre-Op Alignment|Dr.Kiran Kumar Lingutla|Somajiguda,Hyderabad
Kyphosis Deformity Correction Surgery - Pt. B.Cherukuri
Rare case of Andersson Lesion (T8/9) in Ankylosing Spondylitis causing Kyphotic Deformity .46 yrs old lady presented with progressive kyphotic deformity ( Hunch back ) due to her condition of Ankylosing Spondylitis.Her quality of life was drastically reduced over the years due to progressive pain,deformity and difficulty in  horizontal gaze.She underwent Complex Spine Deformity Correction with Posterior Spine Osteotomy and T5-L1 Instrumented Fusion.She was mobilised 24 hrs post surgery and was discharged in 4 days. 1. What is the main cause of ankylosing spondylitis?    An systemic chronic autoimmune spondyloarthropathy characterized by  HLA-B27 histocompatability complex positive (90%)  RF negative (seronegative) primarily affect axial spine.  4:1 male:female. 2.What is the difference between rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis?    Ankylosing spondylitis usually produces symptoms in the low back, hips, and/or shoulders first. In contrast, rheumatoid arthritis usually first affects smaller joints, such as those in the hands and feet.3. What is Andersson Lesion ?    Discovertebral or Andersson Lesion (AL) is a recognized complication in AS. It is a destructive discovertebral lesion, which occurs transversely through the disc space and or the vertebral body of a spinal segment.
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Pt- Sujeeth
1. What is Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery ? - MISS is an advanced Spine surgical technique performed on appropriately selected patients to deliver optimal results for both patient and the surgeon . 2. What are the key elements of MISS for successful outcome ? - Target :- Appropriate patient and procedure selection . - Training - Adequately trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon ( International & National training) - Technique - Using cutting edge surgical skills. - Technology - MISS specific technology using Surgical loupes and lights. - Testing - Critical patient review of post surgical outcomes . 3. How is it different from open Surgery ? - MISS aims to leave a "smallest possible surgical footprint" while attaining the same or better outcomes than open surgery in appropriately selected patients .However this technique is not applicable to all patients and hence adequate patient selection by a qualified orthopaedic spine surgeon is essential. Mr.Sujeeth underwent MISS and he shares his thoughts after his surgery.
Dr.Kiran Kumar Lingutla|Somajiguda,Hyderabad
FICCI flo - Pune Chapter : Is your Back holding you Back?
FICCI flo Pune Chapter - The Power to Empower !Is your Back holding you Back?Tomorrow @ 4:30 pm IST will be live on FB !!Dr Kiran Lingutla Spine Surgeon is sharing his valuable inputs on some key aspects here#klspinesurgeon#klhealthcentreclinic#orthopaedicspinesurgery
Dr.Kiran Kumar Lingutla|Somajiguda,Hyderabad
Pt. Sarada.T - 57 yrs
57 yrs old lady was diagnosed to have L5 Spondylolysis & L5/S1 Spondylolisthesis with Severe Sciatica .Her quality of life was significantly reduced and she was keen to undergo surgery even during these tough times.She underwent Lumbar Spine surgery - Reduction of Spondylolisthesis and Fusion under my care at Yashoda Hospital ,Somajiguda Hyderabad.She shares her experience following her surgery.
Concierge Spine Surgery: Pt.Mr. Rajshekar ( Canada )|Dr.Kiran Kumar Lingutla|Somajiguda,Hyderabad
Concierge Spine Surgery : Pt.Mr.Rajshekar ( Canada )
Mr.Rajshekar, 32 yrs old 5 Star Chef ( Dubai & Canada ) had been suffering from long standing low back pain with sciatica. His QOL was drastically reduced. He was diagnosed to have Grade-2 Isthmic Spondylolisthesis @ L4/5 level.- He underwent L4/5 Reduction of Spondylolisthesis and TLIF ( Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion) Surgery and was walking pain free (Sciatica pain free) the very next day. - Rajshekar and his wife Hasna share their Concierge Spine Surgery experience with us and we wish him a very healthy future ahead.* Check out his detailed review on google reviews for Dr.Kiran Lingutla / KL Spine Surgeon *
International Yoga Day|Dr.Kiran Kumar Lingutla|Somajiguda,Hyderabad
International Yoga Day
Yoga is a time tested way to a Healthy Mind and a Fit Spine !!
Dr.Kiran Kumar Lingutla|Somajiguda,Hyderabad
June is Scoliosis Awareness Month.
June is Scoliosis Awareness MonthScoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to abnormally curve sideways, into an “S” or “C” shape. - Although many people have not heard of the condition it is surprisingly common, impacting infants, adolescents and adults of all races, classes and both genders. - Approximately one out of every six children diagnosed with scoliosis will have a curve that requires active treatment, sometimes involving surgery.  - Early diagnosis is the key to taking important first steps to providing treatment that may prevent more serious problems.
Pt.Uma Devi : Tuberculosis of Spine (Potts Spine )
60 yrs old pt.Uma Devi underwent spine surgery for tuberculosis of the spine about 18 months back .She was unable to sit /walk due to her condition .She has made excellent recovery following her surgery.Her husband is expressing his gratitude to the team .
Video Consultation|Dr.Kiran Kumar Lingutla|Somajiguda,Hyderabad
How to Book Video Consultation
STAY HOME STAY HEALTHY Dear patient, we want to serve you at this hour of lockdown. Let's use technology to make lives better. If you need to connect with me for any spine related problems, please go through A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR PATIENT to book a video consultation with DR KIRAN LINGUTLA Use RECLICA to connect with me using the following steps:1. Sign-up as a patient (if you are already a reclica user, just log-in to your patient account)3. Create your secured health profile4. Click “Book appointment” from your secured RECLICA dashboard5. Search for your respective Doctor (Dr. Kiran Lingutla)6. Choose your preferred mode of telemedicine video consultation7. Describe the reason for consultation and provide as much health information as possible. Upload any previous prescriptions or xray or lab reports as photo format. 8. Make a payment for consultation9. If you have opted for video consultation, join your consultation at a scheduled time 10. Access your advise, prescription and complete case details from My Records section in your account.For more information call us on 8408878877
Telemedicine|Dr.Kiran Kumar Lingutla|Somajiguda,Hyderabad
Telemedicine gets Turbo charged !!
KLSPINESURGEON presents RECLICA ( Remote Clinical Care ) an awesome telemedicine platform during these uncertain times and beyond. Get seamless Audio/Video consult and care from the comfort of your own place any where in the world !! Every patient will have their own Unique Secure Login ID for Scanning & Uploading reports to Downloading & Printing their medical records and prescription.Pls Visit WWW.KLSPINESURGEON.COM & click Book Teleconsult. Website translates and supports 108 languages around the world. Get in!!#KLSPINESURGEON#TELEMEDICINE#RECLICA#MACHINELEARNINGClick to know how you can Book Teleconsult with us.
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