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What are the pros/cons of a 3 level cervical laminectomy w/o fusion vs a keyhole endoscopic decompression for stenosis(disc &spurs compressing nerves?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Complex

It is a little complex to fully discuss in such a forum; but a for amounting would be appropriate if you are just having symptoms of foraminal stenosis causing pain in the arm, where a laminectomy may be needed if you have problems related to central cord compression.
Definitely would need to discuss face to face with your surgeon.

In brief: Complex

It is a little complex to fully discuss in such a forum; but a for amounting would be appropriate if you are just having symptoms of foraminal stenosis causing pain in the arm, where a laminectomy may be needed if you have problems related to central cord compression.
Definitely would need to discuss face to face with your surgeon.
Dr. Edward Hellman
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