This chapter describes the technique of cervical laminectomy, which is indicated for a variety of disorders. Syringomyelia is used as an example of an indication for cervical laminectomy. Duraplasty as a treatment for cervical syringomyelia is also described. The procedure illustrated in this chapter is a total laminectomy of C2 through C5 and a partial laminectomy of C6.
KeywordsCervical Spine Facet Joint Spinous Process Lateral Mass Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
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