A 32-year-old member asked:
How do patients do after laminectomy surgery?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Very well: Laminectomy is a very successful surgery when performed for the correct indication.
As with any surgery, if it's done for the wrong reason, it will not be successful.
Find an orthospine surgeon or neurosurgeon with a great reputation whom you can trust and discuss it with him.
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Last updated Oct 29, 2018
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