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removal of either the left or right half of the lamina.

Posterior midline laminectomy is associated with risks of postoperative instability, spinal deformity, extensive bilateral subperiosteal muscle stripping, partial or total facetectomy especially in foraminal tumor extension, increased cerebrospinal fluid leakage, and wound infection. Minimally invasive approaches with the help of a microscope or endoscope using hemilaminectomy have been found to be safe and effective 1).

see lumbar hemilaminectomy.

Parihar VS, Yadav N, Yadav YR, Ratre S, Bajaj J, Kher Y. Endoscopic Management of Spinal Intradural Extramedullary Tumors. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2016 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27951615.
hemilaminectomy.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/21 09:56 by administrador