laminotomy


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laminotomy

 [lam″ĭ-not´ah-me]
transection of a vertebral lamina.

lam·i·not·o·my

(lam-i-not'ŏ-mē),
Excision of a portion of a vertebral lamina resulting in enlargement of the intervertebral foramen for the purpose of relieving pressure in a spinal nerve root.
Synonym(s): rachiotomy
[L. lamina, layer, + G. tomē, incision]

laminotomy

/lam·i·not·o·my/ (lam″ĭ-not´ah-me) transection of a lamina of a vertebra.

laminotomy

(lăm′ə-nŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division of one or more vertebral laminae.

laminotomy

[-ot′əmē]
the surgical division of the lamina of a vertebral arch. Also called rachiotomy.

laminotomy

Fenestration Orthopedics A procedure for treating herniation of an intervertebral disk, consisting of removal of a portion of the superior and inferior aspects of the lamina adjacent to the diseased disk. See Laminectomy.

lam·i·not·o·my

(lam'i-not'ŏ-mē)
An operation on one or more vertebral laminae.
Synonym(s): rachiotomy.
[L. lamina, layer, + G. tomē, incision]

laminotomy

transection of a vertebral lamina.
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A bilateral laminotomy was reserved for clinically significant bilateral neural element compression.
Functionality status and surgical outcome of fenestration versus laminotomy discectomy in patients with lumbar disc herniation.
A cadaveric study on the stability of lumbar segment after partial laminotomy and facetectomy with intact posterior ligaments.
Clinical outcomes of microendoscopic decompressive laminotomy for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis.
Gibbons et al21 proposed using absorbable gelatin sponge contoured to the laminotomy defect, soaked in methylprednisolone acetate and preservative-free morphine, and concluded that this method provides effective, safe and extended analgesia after lumbar discectomy.
Before the Epiducer system, the placement of paddle leads only was possible through a laminotomy, a more invasive procedure that typically requires removal of part of a vertebral bone.
Presently, the first multi-center, randomized controlled-trial (the EVIDENCE trial, NCT01036529) is recruiting subjects with FBSS to compare the therapeutic effectiveness and cost effectiveness of SCS therapy to spine reoperation (discectomy, laminotomy, laminectomy, foraminotomy, foraminectomy, fusion with or without instrumentation) [86].
Patient was scheduled for awake laminotomy and discectomy of affected disc.
Q I have had extreme pain in my back and been referred for a laminotomy.
FzioMed sought approval for Oxiplex "as a surgical adjuvant during posterior lumbar laminectomy, laminotomy or discectomy to improve patient outcomes by reducing postoperative leg pain, back pain and neurological symptoms.
Decompressive surgery to remove bone and ligaments around the stenosis may involve a total laminectomy with or without spinal fusion, although sometimes a less-extensive laminotomy can be performed.