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Lumbar laminotomy

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Lumbar Laminotomy Overview:

  • Surgical procedure involving the removal of a small portion of the vertebral bone (lamina) in the lumbar spine.

  • Similar to laminectomy but involves a more targeted and less extensive removal of bone.

Indications for Lumbar Laminotomy:

  • Lumbar spinal stenosis or disc herniation causing nerve compression.

  • Focused decompression of specific nerve roots while preserving spinal stability.

Procedure and Techniques:

  1. Incision and Exposure:

    • An incision is made over the affected lumbar vertebrae to expose the targeted area.

  2. Laminotomy:

    • A small portion of the lamina is removed, creating space for nerve decompression.

  3. Foraminotomy (Optional):

    • Additional bone may be removed from the neural foramen if needed to relieve nerve compression.

  4. Stabilization (Optional):

    • In some cases, spinal fusion may be considered to stabilize the spine, depending on the extent of bone removal.

Recovery and Rehabilitation:

  • Postoperative immobilization with a lumbar brace may or may not be required.

  • Physical therapy to promote spine flexibility and strength.

  • Gradual return to normal activities under the guidance of healthcare professionals.

NYPMD Specialists for Lumbar Laminotomy:

  • Specialized evaluation by NYPMD neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons outside New York.

  • Expertise in performing lumbar laminotomy procedures for targeted nerve decompression.

  • Collaborative approach with physical therapists and other specialists for comprehensive patient care.

What You Can Expect at NYPMD for Lumbar Laminotomy:

  • Thorough assessment to determine the appropriateness of lumbar laminotomy.

  • Surgical expertise with a focus on targeted nerve decompression and preserving spinal stability.

  • Personalized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and individual needs.

  • Holistic support for improved lumbar function and overall well-being.

It's important to get evaluated by a top New York injury doctor in the first 72 hours after your accident. 

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