Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences,Tirupati

Department of Neurosurgery


The Department of Neurosurgery at Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences was started in September 1993. The department has made great strides forward since then, in rendering modern neurosurgical services to patients. With the acquisition of state of the art equipment it has evolved into a full fledged and one of best equipped neurosurgical centers in state of Andhra Pradesh.

Projects :

=> Clinical and Operative study of cases of Tuberculosis of the spine at SVIMS.
=> Clinical and Operative study of cases of CT Guided Stereotactic Neurosurgery at SVIMS.
=> Spinal Tuberculosis - Assessing utility of technitium (99) bone Scntigraphy.
=> Role of Tc(99)-MIBI in the diagnosis and management of Brain Tumors.
=> Stroke surgery- craniotomy vs urokinase.
=> Surgical outcome in cervical spondylosis.
=> Clinical evaluation of newly developed SVIMS Radiculopathy Score.
=> Clinical predictors of intracranial damage in mild head injury patients.

Equipments :

=> Zeiss OPMI-CS-NC2 Operating microscope
=> Selector Ultrasonic Aspirator
=> MIZUHO MOT -55015R Electro hydraulic tables This department
=> The sugita skull fixation frame 11
=> CRW CT guided steriotactic system
=> codman transphenoidal equipment
=> aesculap Elas E electrical bone drill
=> Steffee spinal instrumentation set
=> A range of Aneurysm clips, microinstruments.
=> Casper spinal instrumentation set.
=> Occipito cervical fusion set.
=> Transoral set.
=> Facility for intraoperative video recording.
=> Midas Rex- Pneumatic Drill.
=> Karl Storz Neuroendoscopy.
=> C Arm equipment for intra operative neurosurgical procedures.

Future Plans :

=> Functional Neurosurgery
=> Paediatric Neurosurgery
=> MRI Guided Stereotactic Neurosurgery
=> MRI Guided Neurosurgery
=> Gamma Knife Radiology
=> Stroke Surgery
=> Epilepsy Surgery
=> Head Injury Management
=> Spinal Injury Management
=> Robotic Neurosurgery
=> Neuronavigation
=> Expansion of Operating Theatres
=> Further Development of Vascular Surgery
=> Endovascular Coiling, Embolization & Stenting to be started
=> Epilepsy Surgery & Surgery for movement disorders to be started in association with department of Neurology

Department of Neurosurgery
Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS)
Tirupati - 517 507
Andhra Pradesh

Contact No : 0877-2287777


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