Our work

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

  • 41 physios and 23 spine fellows trained under spine surgeons of "Stavya" Spine Hospital & Research Institute® who are working at various places in India and other countries.
  • Clinical study completed on “Effect of carrying heavy load on cervical spine in labourers “- Study recognized by Ethical & Scientific Committee.
  • An Observational study completed to assess Back Pain in Patients with severe Osteoporosis treated with Teriparatide versus Antiresorptives -Study recognized by Ethical & Scientific Committee.
  • A randomized controlled comparative clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of sciatic nerve mobilization in patient operated for Lumbar ( L4L5S1) discectomy-approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee
  • Clinical study - Clinico radiological correlation & their prognostic evaluation in cervical myelopathy- approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee
  • Post marketing surveillance of Injection Zolandronic acid in osteoporosis- study approved by Ethical& Scientific Committee
  • Clinical Trial Phase III study completed-approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee- A Multicentric, Randomised,Open- Label, Comparative, Prospective Clinical Trial to investigate efficacy & safety of Diclofenac Sodium I.V.Injection ( 75 mg/ 2 ml ) versus Diclofenac Sodium I.M. Injection ( 75 mg / 3 ml ) ( VoveranR (75mg/3ml))for patients with (A) acute postoperative pain and (B) Acute renal colic
  • Cinical study - Clinico-radiological correlation of various fusion techniques for singlel level lumbar spine disorder - approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee
  • Clinical study - A comparison of the efficacy and tolerability of lornoxicam & Diclofenac Sodium in patient with acute post operative pain after spinal surgery”. Study approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee ( Study completed)
  • Clinical study” Clinico radiological correlation with effectiveness of various treatments in patients with coccycodynia and comparison of radiological assessment of coccyx in normal healthy volunteers.(Study approved by ethical & scientific committee.
  • Clinical study” Contrast MRI as a prognosticator for conservative treatment of lumbar disc prolapse.”(Study approved by ethical & scientific committee )
  • Clinical Study “Medication Use Patterns, Treatment Satisfaction, and Inadequate control of Osteoporosis Study (MUSlC-OS): An Asia pacific study of postmenopausal women treated for osteoporosis in clinical practice

SSHRI ETHICS COMMITTEE

INSTITUTIONAL ETHICS COMMITEE (SSHRI)

SSHRI has its own institutional ethics commitee which supervises all in home funded/nonfunded research projects.
 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:

1.    Reconstruction of iliac crest with rib to prevent donor site complication : A prospective study of 26 cases Indian Journal of Orthopaedics July 2007;41(3)-180-182

2.    Concomitant Noncontiguous Level (Thoracic & Lumbar) Spinal stenosis in International Orthopaedics-International Ortho.2009,Apr,33(2):483-8

3.     Transpedicular percutaneous biopsy of vertebral body lesions: a series of 71 cases-Spinal cord-2009-47,384-389.

4.     Double Osteosynthesis (substitution): A biological approach to treatment of Complex proximal tibial fractures.  Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Jan. 2004, Vol. 38 : No. 1 : P31-34.

5.    Fracture of posterior margin of a lumbar vertebral body – A study of 21 cases. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Jan. 2005, Vol. 39: No. 1 : P33-38.

6.  Magnetic Resonance Myelography in early post-operative lumbar discectomy: An efficient and cost effective modality.  for publication in Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. Indian J  Orthop July 2010 Vol 44 Issue 3

7.  Evaluation of symptomatic efficacy of Etoricoxib versus Diclofenac in combination with Tramadol & Paracetamol at lower doses in post-operative pain after spine surgery. 

8.  Comparison of efficacy & safety of Methocarbamol & Thiocochicoside in combination with paracetamol in low back pain associated with spasm. acjpt vol 1 No 5 2013 

9. Andersson lesion: are we misdiagnosing it? A retrospective study of clinico-radiological features and outcome of short segment fixation. Eur Spine J (2011) 20:1503–1509   DOI 10.1007/s00586-011-1836-0 September 2011.

 

Ongoing Studies: 

Approved by Ethics & Scientific Committee 

 

1. Clinical study " A Prospective , Cross Sectional study to find out incidence of deep vein Thrombosis in high risk patients undergoing spine surgery"

 

 

2. Clinical study " A Prospective , Cross Sectional study to find out correlation between  Supine lying low back pain/leg pain and retrolisthesis in lumbar disc prolapse patient."

 

 

3. Clinical Study : “To study the effect of neural manipulation on hemodynamic parameters during lumbar spine surgery in prone position.” 

 

 

4. A randomized controlled comparative clinical trial  to evaluate the efficacy of sciatic Nerve mobilization in patient operated for Lumbar (L4L5S1) discectomy.

 

 

5. Clinical study - Clinico radiological correlation & their prognostic evaluation in cervical myelopathy.

 

 

6. Post marketing surveillance  of Injection Zolandronic acid ( Zyrona Injection – Ranbaxy) in osteoporosis.

 

 

7. Post marketing surveillance of Injection Zolandronic acid ( Aclasta  Injection-   Novartis) in osteoporosis.

 

 

8. Clinical study” Clinico radiological correlation with effectiveness of various treatments in patients with coccycodynia and comparison of radiological assessment of coccyx in normal healthy volunteers.

 

 

9. Clinical study” Contrast MRI as a prognosticator for conservative treatment of lumbar disc prolapse.” 

 


CHAPTER IN BOOKS

1. In ASSI texbook chapter written on the transpedicular biopsy techniques.

2. In Paediatric Bone and Joint Infection Chapter written on Spondylo discitis.