Spinal Stenosis/Decompression

  • Efthimios J. Karadimas
  • Abhay S. Rao


  • Spinal stenosis.

  • Disc prolapse with no relative spinal instability.

  • Caudal equina syndrome.


Spinous Process Spinal Stenosis Disc Prolapse Joint Orientation Vertebral Lamina 
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Further Reading

  1. Armin SS, Holly LT, Khoo LT. Minimally invasive decompression for lumbar stenosis and disc herniation. Neurosurg Focus. 2008;25(2):E11.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Atlas SJ, Delitto A. Spinal stenosis: surgical versus nonsurgical treatment. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006;443:198–207.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Babb A, Carlson WO. Spinal stenosis. S D Med. 2006;59(3):103–5.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Chou R, Baisden J, Carragee EJ, et al. Surgery for low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009;34(10):1094–109.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Siddiqui M, Karadimas E, Nicol M, et al. Influence of X Stop on neural foramina and spinal canal area in spinal stenosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2006;31(25):2958–62.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Spinal SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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