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How big? Is the incision for a laminectomy?
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: About an inch
For a single level laminectomy, the incision will be about 1 inch.
For each additional level, add about an inch. It may be a little bigger or smaller, but this is a pretty good estimation.

In brief: About an inch
For a single level laminectomy, the incision will be about 1 inch.
For each additional level, add about an inch. It may be a little bigger or smaller, but this is a pretty good estimation.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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