• pain
  • Laminectomy is usually performed for back pain that continues after medical treatment, or when the back pain is accompanied by symptoms of nerve damage, such as numbness or weakness in the legs. (nyhq.org)
  • Laminectomy is usually better at relieving these types of radiating symptoms than it is at relieving actual back pain. (mainlinehealth.org)
  • OPERATION
  • The success rate of a laminectomy depends on the specific reason for the operation, as well as proper patient selection and the surgeon's technical ability. (wikipedia.org)