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Laminectomy

"Laminectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Laminectomy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Laminectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 140 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2012
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