"Laminectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A surgical procedure that entails removing all (laminectomy) or part (laminotomy) of selected vertebral lamina to relieve pressure on the SPINAL CORD and/or SPINAL NERVE ROOTS. Vertebral lamina is the thin flattened posterior wall of vertebral arch that forms the vertebral foramen through which pass the spinal cord and nerve roots.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Laminectomy" by people in Profiles.
Martínez Santos JL, Saway B, Damon AC, Varma A. Multilevel Hemilaminotomy Windows for the Surgical Management of Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis Causing Syringomyelia: Technical Note and Literature Review. World Neurosurg. 2021 04; 148:4-12.
Reitman CA. CORR Insights®: Are There Differences Between Patients with Extreme Stenosis and Non-extreme Stenosis in Terms of Pain, Function or Complications After Spinal Decompression Using a Tubular Retractor System? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2020 02; 478(2):357-358.
Strom RG, Pacione D, Kalhorn SP, Frempong-Boadu AK. Lumbar laminectomy and fusion with routine local application of vancomycin powder: decreased infection rate in instrumented and non-instrumented cases. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Sep; 115(9):1766-9.
Gandhoke G, Wu JC, Rowland NC, Meyer SA, Gupta C, Mummaneni PV. Anterior corpectomy versus posterior laminoplasty: is the risk of postoperative C-5 palsy different? Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Oct; 31(4):E12.
Arnold PM, Warren RK, Anderson KK, Vaccaro AR. Surgical treatment of patients with cervical myeloradiculopathy and coexistent multiple sclerosis: report of 15 patients with long-term follow-up. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2011 May; 24(3):177-82.
Vargas J, Gowans M, Vandergrift WA, Hope J, Giglio P. Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma with associated spinal cord compression. Am J Med Sci. 2011 Feb; 341(2):148-52.
Arnold PM, Roh S, Ha TM, Anderson KK. Metastatic synovial sarcoma with cervical spinal cord compression treated with posterior ventral resection: case report. J Spinal Cord Med. 2010; 33(1):80-4.
Sribnick EA, Matzelle DD, Ray SK, Banik NL. Estrogen treatment of spinal cord injury attenuates calpain activation and apoptosis. J Neurosci Res. 2006 Oct; 84(5):1064-75.
Chalela JA, Monroe T, Kelley M, Auler M, Bryant T, Vandergrift A, Bailey B, Rumbold Z. Cerebellar hemorrhage caused by remote neurological surgery. Neurocrit Care. 2006; 5(1):30-4.
Borges G, Bonilha L, Proa M, Fernandes YB, Ramina R, Zanardi V, Menezes JR. Imaging features and treatment of an intradural lumbar cystic schwannoma. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2005 Sep; 63(3A):681-4.