Laminectomy

What is Laminectomy?

It is a surgical procedure that removes a portion of the vertebral bone called the lamina.

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Is laminectomy done using a "micro" procedure (though a one inch incision) or is the back opened up?...

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Microlaminectomy done through 2-3 cm incision only

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Microlaminectomy is done...

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For the past month, I have been having pain radiating from my R lumbar lateral trunk area down to my gastroc, with numbess and tingling on bottom...

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Brief Answer:
explained below

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As per your symptoms there is possibility of disc bulge leading to...

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I have burning feet after laminectomy. Why?

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Peripheral Neuropathy

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Thanks for the query

Spinal stenosis does cause some amount of tingling and burning...

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