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Suggest treatment for pressure on the spinal cord

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Posted on Sat, 19 Jul 2014
Question: I had an MRI of my neck. It showed serious stenosis and narrowing at 3, 4, 5 and six. What is the surgical procedure and does it take a specialist to operate?
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Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Operation is done by Spine surgeon.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for your query.

Surgery is to relieve the pressure on the spinal cord by making the spinal canal larger (bony decompression of spinal canal ). Operation is done by Spine surgeon.

I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query.

Take care

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Suggest treatment for pressure on the spinal cord

Brief Answer: Operation is done by Spine surgeon. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for your query. Surgery is to relieve the pressure on the spinal cord by making the spinal canal larger (bony decompression of spinal canal ). Operation is done by Spine surgeon. I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query. Take care