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Laminectomy

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.
Also Known As:
Laminotomy; Laminectomies; Laminotomies
Networked: 2909 relevant articles (184 outcomes, 208 trials/studies) for this Therapy, Comments

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Cuzzocrea, Salvatore: 37 articles (01/2014 - 10/2004)
2. Mazzon, Emanuela: 33 articles (11/2013 - 02/2005)
3. Bramanti, Placido: 30 articles (11/2013 - 02/2005)
4. Di Paola, Rosanna: 29 articles (01/2014 - 10/2004)
5. Esposito, Emanuela: 27 articles (01/2014 - 07/2006)
6. Genovese, Tiziana: 26 articles (08/2011 - 10/2004)
7. Epstein, Nancy E: 16 articles (01/2014 - 04/2002)
8. Muià, Carmelo: 14 articles (08/2008 - 02/2005)
9. Paterniti, Irene: 13 articles (01/2014 - 05/2009)
10. Bydon, Ali: 13 articles (12/2013 - 01/2008)

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Spinal Cord Diseases
3. Spinal Stenosis (Stenosis, Spinal)
4. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
5. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Morphine (MS Contin)
2. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan)
3. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride)
4. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C)
5. TNFR-Fc fusion protein (etanercept)
6. Collagen
7. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
8. gabapentin (Neurontin)
9. poly(lactic acid) (polylactic acid)
10. polylactic acid-polyglycolic acid copolymer (PLGA)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Decompression
2. Diskectomy (Discectomy)
3. Laminectomy
4. Radiotherapy
5. Injections

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