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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Hospitals, like Saddleback Memorial, that are designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery demonstrate expertise in cervical and lumbar fusion, cervical laminectomy and lumbar laminectomy/discectomy procedures, resulting in fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions compared to other hospitals.
The patient underwent surgical excision of the mass lesion through a cervical laminectomy [C3-C7].
Cervical laminectomy, which permits adequate decompression of the spinal cord, has long been the treatment for multilevel cervical spondylosis.
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.
3) Naim-Ur-Rahman described a case of isolated sacral tuberculosis with a "skip-lesion" in the cervical spine that went undiagnosed until an emergent cervical laminectomy revealed a tubercular granuloma on histopathologic section.
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.
An objective assessment scale quantitating the severity of CSM(Benzel EC, Lancon J, Kesterson L, Hadden T: Cervical laminectomy and dendate ligament section cervical spondylotic myelopathy-J Spinal Disorders 1991;4: 286-295)
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.
Out of which 20 patients are with intra dural extra medullary & intra medullary tumors- from foramen magnum to C2, were treated surgically by far lateral approach and posterior approach by cervical laminectomy & excision (Group-A) and 29 patients with intra dural extra medullary & intra medullary tumors--from C3 to C7, were treated by posterior approach by cervical laminectomy & excision.

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