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Laminectomy: A laminectomy is surgery to remove parts of bone and/or disc to widen the spinal canal in a region where there is pressure on the nerves from compressed vertebrae.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laminectomy:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Laminectomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laminectomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laminectomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Laminectomy may include:
Recovery period for Laminectomy: Two to four weeks.
Laminectomy: A surgical procedure where access to the spinal cord is gained by cutting into the backbone.
Laminectomy: surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae
Source: WordNet 2.1
Laminectomy : excision of the posterior arch of a vertebra.
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