laminectomy


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laminectomy

[‚lam·ə′nek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the lateral portion of the neural arch from one or more vertebrae.
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In this patient, we could not restrict the procedure to fenestration discectomy and hence had to do laminectomy.
Surgical results and prognostic factors for thoracic myelopathy caused by ossification of ligamentum flavum: posterior surgery by laminectomy.
Multifactorial etiology including foraminal stenosis and posterior shift of the spinal cord due to laminectomy and unintentionally gained lordosis with posterior fusion may be responsible causes for the palsy.
Following investigations, it was revealed that the patient had disc herniation in his lumbar region and laminectomy procedure was recommended to him.
Postoperative MRI in two cases showed that the SK disappeared after posterior en bloc laminectomy of the OLF [Figure 1].
T4 lamina invasion was found during operation, and total T4 laminectomy and partial T3 + T5 lamiectomy with intraspinal tumor removal was done.
The study included 1,235 older adults who underwent laminectomy and/ or spinal fusion.
A particular treatment dilemma is presented when SEA extends along the entire length of the spinal canal, as in this patient, since traditional surgical decompression would involve extensive disruption of soft tissue and removal of bone via laminectomy.
According to medical literature, thoracic laminectomy is associated with 25-30 per cent mortality.
Even the patient who underwent the successful spinal laminectomy, a surgical operation to relieve pressure on the nerves, carried out by Dr.
6] dorsal roots (cats have 7 lumbar vertebrae) was exposed after a bilateral laminectomy at the [L.