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  • treatments
  • physical therapy instructs on stretching and strength exercises that may lead to a decrease in pain and other symptoms Potential surgical treatments include: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion - A surgical treatment of nerve root or spinal cord compression by decompressing the spinal cord and nerve roots of the cervical spine with a discectomy in order to stabilize the corresponding vertebrae. (wikipedia.org)
  • spinal cord
  • 2010). "Focal adhesive arachnoiditis of the spinal cord: Imaging diagnosis and surgical resolution. (theassr.org)
  • Laminoplasty - A surgical procedure relieve pressure on the spinal cord by cutting the lamina on both sides of the affected vertebrae (cutting through on one side and merely cutting a groove on the other) and then "swinging" the freed flap of bone open. (wikipedia.org)
  • lumbar
  • Despite the fact that microsurgical lumbar laminoplasty is an effective and less-invasive method for decompressing spinal nerves compared to traditional laminectomy, few surgeons have adopted it because the technique is more time consuming and requires specialized training and equipment (operating microscope). (wikipedia.org)
  • A common type of laminectomy is performed to permit the removal or reshaping of a spinal disc as part of a lumbar discectomy. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to a World Health Organization census in 2001, most patients who had undergone a lumbar laminectomy recovered normal function within one year of their operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • bone
  • The actual bone removal may be carried out with a variety of surgical tools, including drills, rongeurs and lasers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Removal of substantial amounts of bone and tissue may require additional procedures such as spinal fusion to stabilize the spine and generally require a much longer recovery period than a simple laminectomy. (wikipedia.org)
  • He developed many practical neurosurgical techniques, including the hemostatic bone wax, the skin flap, the ligation of the carotid artery to treat cerebral aneurysms, the transcranial approach to the pituitary gland and the intradural division of the trigeminal nerve root for the surgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. (wikipedia.org)
  • techniques
  • 1980 - Fetal surgical techniques using animal models were first developed at the University of California, San Francisco by Dr. Michael R. Harrison, Dr. N. Scott Adzick and colleagues. (wikipedia.org)
  • specific
  • 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)
  • term
  • The term "post-laminectomy syndrome" is used by some doctors to indicate the same condition as failed back syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • The MMC-like defect was surgically created at 75 days of gestation (term 145 to 150 days) by a lumbo-sacral laminectomy. (wikipedia.org)
  • additional
  • In the 1970s, responding to demand, Tri-City added a cardiopulmonary lab, additional surgical suites, and a 42-bed maternity unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • physical therapy instructs on stretching and strength exercises that may lead to a decrease in pain and other symptoms Potential surgical treatments include: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion - A surgical treatment of nerve root or spinal cord compression by decompressing the spinal cord and nerve roots of the cervical spine with a discectomy in order to stabilize the corresponding vertebrae. (wikipedia.org)
  • spinal cord
  • 2010). "Focal adhesive arachnoiditis of the spinal cord: Imaging diagnosis and surgical resolution. (theassr.org)
  • Laminoplasty - A surgical procedure relieve pressure on the spinal cord by cutting the lamina on both sides of the affected vertebrae (cutting through on one side and merely cutting a groove on the other) and then "swinging" the freed flap of bone open. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgeons
  • Despite the fact that microsurgical lumbar laminoplasty is an effective and less-invasive method for decompressing spinal nerves compared to traditional laminectomy, few surgeons have adopted it because the technique is more time consuming and requires specialized training and equipment (operating microscope). (wikipedia.org)
  • bone
  • The actual bone removal may be carried out with a variety of surgical tools, including drills, rongeurs and lasers. (wikipedia.org)
  • He developed many practical neurosurgical techniques, including the hemostatic bone wax, the skin flap, the ligation of the carotid artery to treat cerebral aneurysms, the transcranial approach to the pituitary gland and the intradural division of the trigeminal nerve root for the surgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • A graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey, Martha is enthusiastic to support the neurosurgeons by providing teaching and postoperative care to patients as they work through their surgical recoveries. (columbiaspine.org)
  • Surgical referrals will be made when needed to best help our patients. (stclair.org)
  • Herron and Trippi evaluated 24 patients, all with degenerative spondylolisthesis treated with laminectomy alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • specific
  • 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)