cervical laminectomy

cervical laminectomy

Neurosurgery A procedure for relieving pressure on the spinal cord or nerve root 2º to a slipped or herniated disk of the cervical spine; CL entails removing part of the vertebral bone
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SSEP, TcMEP, and sEMG were most commonly used for posterior cervical laminoforaminotomy, posterior cervical laminectomy, and posterior cervical laminectomy with fusion and instrumentation, and posterior cervical laminoplasty procedures (Table 2).
A 45-year-old male with factor V leiden and protein C deficiency required cessation of warfarin anticoagulation in preparation for cervical laminectomy.
Prior to performing a cervical laminectomy on David Casey, a document was provided for Casey's signature, entitled, "INFORMED CONSENT FOR SURGICAL AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES.
Chiari II * Inferior vermis, * Presentation most * Prior to medulla and fourth likely in neonate and decompression, the ventricle are child hydrocephalus must be caudally displaced treated with shunting into the cervical * In neonate, canal presentation often * Suboccipital accompanied by rapid craniectomy with * Myelomeningocele neurological cervical laminectomy present in deterioration related and dural patch essentially 100% of to brainstem grafting is treatment cases compression and of choice cranial nerve palsy.
In a symptomatic patient, a suboccipital craniectomy, cervical laminectomy, and duraplasty to decompress the Chiari malformation is the treatment of choice.
The plaintiffs were required to present expert testimony as to the applicable standard of care for the Hospital in its credentialing processes, in its supervision of its physicians and in its supervision of its physicians' performance of medical procedures for cervical laminectomy, given that hospital's alleged negligence was not within the common knowledge of laymen.
Posterior cervical laminectomy is usually not performed since it may lead to further neurologic deterioration and spinal instability.

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