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Can you explain a hemilaminotomy diskectomy operation?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
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In brief: Laminectomy

You need to know certain basic anatomy oy the spine.
Vertebraes are form of an anterior body and posteror part called the laminae joint by the spinous process.Laminar are right and left.Hemilaminectomy means that only one side othe laminae are removed(partially)to gain access to the disc space and discectomy means removal of the disc material.

In brief: Laminectomy

You need to know certain basic anatomy oy the spine.
Vertebraes are form of an anterior body and posteror part called the laminae joint by the spinous process.Laminar are right and left.Hemilaminectomy means that only one side othe laminae are removed(partially)to gain access to the disc space and discectomy means removal of the disc material.
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