hemilaminectomy


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hemilaminectomy

 [hem″e-lam″ĭ-nek´to-me]
removal of a vertebral lamina on one side only.

hem·i·lam·i·nec·to·my

(hem'ē-lam'i-nek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of a portion of a vertebral lamina, usually performed for exploration of, access to, or decompression of the intraspinal contents.
[hemi- + L. lamina, layer, + G. ektomē, excision]

hemilaminectomy

(hĕm′ĭ-lăm′ə-nĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a portion of a vertebral lamina.

hemilaminectomy

Orthopedics Unilateral excision of the vertebral lamina with removal of variable parts of the adjacent facet , a procedure used to treat a herniation of an intervertebral disk. See Laminectomy.

hem·i·lam·i·nec·to·my

(hem'ē-lam-i-nek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of a portion of a vertebral lamina, usually performed for exploration of, access to, or decompression of the intraspinal contents.
[hemi- + L. lamina, layer, + G. ektomē, excision]
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Most of the dumbbell spinal hemangiomas described in the literature were resected using a posterior microsurgical approach with laminectomy or hemilaminectomy, and with or without facetectomy and costotransversectomy (Table 1).
Postoperative sagittal and axial [Figure 1]i and [Figure 1]j MRI scans demonstrated partial removal of the mass and the effects of the left hemilaminectomy. After 3-month follow-up, the patient had a better recovery of spastic gait, but a sensory loss in the lower extremities still existed and had no improvement.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Postoperative CT and X-rays (a and b) showing L3 hemilaminectomy and L2-L5 stabilization with Hartshill rectangle and titanium wire.
Hemilaminectomy was performed between C2-C3, and mass fragments, which occupied part of the spinal canal, were removed and submitted for histopathological evaluation.
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Hemilaminectomy for the treatment of thoracolumbar disc disease in the dog : a follow-up study of 10 cases.
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