A 31-year-old member asked:
What kinds of surgery are used for spinal stenosis?
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Dr. Roger Frankel answered
28 years experience in Neurosurgery
Laminectomy: Laminectomy is the most common treatment for lumbar stenosis. There are some minimally invasive forms of this surgery that are also available. Cervical stenosis can be treated with laminectomy, laminectomy and fusion, laminoplasty, or anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. The operation chosen depends on what structures are causing the stenosis.
Answered on Sep 24, 2017
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