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What does it mean to have cervical laminectomy?
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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: See below
To remove the posterior portion of the spinal canal in the neck region to reduce pressure or compression on the spinal cord itself.

In brief: See below
To remove the posterior portion of the spinal canal in the neck region to reduce pressure or compression on the spinal cord itself.
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Type of approach
This describes the way into the spinal canal by removing a portion of the roof or lamina of the spine which is termed a laminectomy to get access to the spinal canal? Cervical means the neck region.
It is done from the posterior or back approach.

In brief: Type of approach
This describes the way into the spinal canal by removing a portion of the roof or lamina of the spine which is termed a laminectomy to get access to the spinal canal? Cervical means the neck region.
It is done from the posterior or back approach.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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