Phoenix, AZ Spinal Instrumentation Cost Comparison

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A Spinal Instrumentation in Phoenix costs $24,216 on average when you take the median of the 35 medical providers who perform Spinal Instrumentation procedures in Phoenix, AZ. There are 1 different types of Spinal Instrumentation provided in Phoenix, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Phoenix providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare Spinal Instrumentation Providers in Phoenix, AZ

Facility City Type
Banner Boswell Medical Center Sun City Acute Care Hospital
John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Arrowhead Community Hospital & Medical Center Glendale Acute Care Hospital
Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center Scottsdale Acute Care Hospital
Phoenix Baptist Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Banner Heart Hospital Mesa Acute Care Hospital
Chandler Regional Medical Center Chandler Acute Care Hospital
St. Luke's Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Mountain Vista Medical Center Mesa Acute Care Hospital
The Core Institute Sun City West Ortho Surgery Center
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center Glendale Acute Care Hospital
Banner Baywood Medical Center Mesa Acute Care Hospital
Surgical Hospital of Phoenix, The Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix Childrens Hospital
Arizona Orthopedic and Spine Center Tempe Ambulatory Surgical Center
Banner Gateway Medical Center Gilbert Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Gilbert Acute Care Hospital
Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Scottsdale Acute Care Hospital
Banner Desert Medical Center Mesa Acute Care Hospital
Steingart Orthopedics Phoenix Ambulatory Surgical Center
Maryvale Hospital Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Banner Estrella Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Arizona Spine & Joint Hospital Mesa Acute Care Hospital
West Valley Hospital Goodyear Acute Care Hospital
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center Sun City West Acute Care Hospital
O:A:S:I:S: Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center Scottsdale Acute Care Hospital
Maricopa Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Paradise Valley Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Phoenix Orthopaedic Consultants (Thunderbird) Glendale Ortho Surgery Center
Mayo Clinic Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Canyon Orthopaedic Surgeons (Peoria) Peoria Ambulatory Surgical Center

Spinal Instrumentation Cost and Procedure Introduction

A spinal instrumentation is a procedure to keep the spine rigid after spinal fusion. The process uses hooks, rods and wire to redistribute stress and keep the spine in proper alignment while the bones fuse. Spinal instrumentation is also performed to correct deformities of the spine. A neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon with experience in spinal operations will perform this operation. These procedures are conducted using general anesthesia in a hospital. Patients spend a few days in the hospital afterward for observation. You will need to follow a physical rehabilitation program after you get home.

Patient Preparation for Spinal Instrumentation

A physical examination will be performed along with blood or other diagnostic tests, such as X-rays, MRIs, CT scans and myleograms. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant). Also, let your doctor know if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention. And finally, tell your doctor if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. It is also important to prepare your home for when you get home from the hospital and during recovery. Move necessary items to areas which will not require you to bend or reach. You will need to make arrangements for transportation after the surgery is complete. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Spinal Instrumentation

The surgery can take several hours. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the operation. The procedure is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). The surgeon makes a cut over the area of the spine that needs to be stabilized. The incision can be made from the front (anterior) or the back (posterior), depending on your exact situation. The surgeon will then attach the rods, wire or hooks. Finally, the incision will be closed with stitches or staples.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will be moved to a hospital room, where you’ll be observed. You’ll gradually increase your movement before going home. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, limits on activities and what you should do to aid your recovery. If you notice any of the following, call the number the hospital gave you: Fever, excessive sweating, difficulty urinating, redness, bleeding or worsening pain. It usually takes several months for the bones to fuse, and you’ll need to wear a brace until your spine is stable.

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