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Cervical laminotomy

Cervical laminotomy

Cervical laminotomy: A cervical laminotomy is surgery to remove parts of bone and/or disc to widen the cervical spinal canal in a region where there is pressure on the nerves from compressed vertebrae.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Cervical laminotomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Cervical laminotomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Cervical laminotomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Cervical laminotomy:

Other Surgical Options: Cervical laminotomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Cervical laminotomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Cervical laminotomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Cervical laminotomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Cervical laminotomy

Possible surgical complications of Cervical laminotomy may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Blood clots
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia
  • Recurrent disc herniation
  • Weakness
  • Spinal fluid leaks
  • Nerve deterioration

Cervical laminotomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Cervical laminotomy: Two to four weeks.

Cervical laminotomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Cervical laminotomy) include:

  • Cervical partial laminectomy

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