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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The researchers calculated that stenosis surgery using laminectomy cost is 77,000 dollars per QALY gained.
A 52-year-old female presented for an elective C1 dorsal laminectomy and occipito-cervical stabilisation.
The operative procedure usually recommended for patients with a Chiari I malformation and syrinx would be a suboccipital decompression with a cervical laminectomy and duraplasty.
The treatment for synovial cysts consists mostly of a decompressive laminectomy and excision of the cyst.
Surgical results and prognostic factors for thoracic myelopathy caused by ossification of ligamentum flavum: posterior surgery by laminectomy. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2013;155:1169-77.
When both central canal and lateral recess stenosis available, then the total laminectomy was performed to enlarge spinal canal.
Surgical management of lumbar degenerative spinal stenosis with spondylolisthesis via posterior reduction with minimal laminectomy. J Spinal Disord Tech.
Surgery for lumbar disc disease with traditional laminectomy and discectomy can be an effective treatment but results in disruption of posterior stabilizing structures of spine and subsequent complications and so is not indicated for a single level disc herniation.
(19) found that 3 mg morphine and 80 mg methylprednisolone-impregnated microfibrillar collagen placed over the dural sac improve pain scores after lumbar multilevel laminectomy. Mastronardi et al.
This procedure is a treatment option for patients who have not responded positively to first-line therapies, such as oral pain medication and steroid injections, but do not have severe enough symptoms to require spinal fusion or laminectomy. The transaction is expected to be immaterial to adjusted earnings per share in 2019 and 2020, and accretive thereafter.
She was originally diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma but after her condition deteriorated in the following days, an emergency surgery was performed for a multi-level laminectomy.
Orthopedic surgeons and other contributors consider such topics as general spine anatomy and long tract pathways, cervical spine anatomy, lumbar spine anatomy, spinal history and physical examination, common radiographic measurements, lumbar disk disease, primary and metastatic spinal tumors, spinal infections, anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion, posterior cervical laminectomy and fusion, minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, lateral lumbar interbody fusion, and common medical complications following routine spinal surgery.