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What is the name of surgery for cauda equina syndrome?
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: A laminectomy
This syndrome is due to compression of the nerve tissue that can be from several causes.
Depending on the cause and location of the problem, the surgery will entail a decompression of the nreve tissue usually through a laminectomy but amcan be from an anterior or lateral approach or conbined and may or may not involve a fusion and instrumentation as well.

In brief: A laminectomy
This syndrome is due to compression of the nerve tissue that can be from several causes.
Depending on the cause and location of the problem, the surgery will entail a decompression of the nreve tissue usually through a laminectomy but amcan be from an anterior or lateral approach or conbined and may or may not involve a fusion and instrumentation as well.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Depends on cause
Urgent decompressionn of offending structures for fractured bone anterior copectomy for disc herniation posterior decompression and discectomy and drainage for abcess.

In brief: Depends on cause
Urgent decompressionn of offending structures for fractured bone anterior copectomy for disc herniation posterior decompression and discectomy and drainage for abcess.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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