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Microsurgical Decompression of Acquired (Degenerative) Central and Lateral Spinal Canal Stenosis

  • H. M. Mayer

Abstract

Microsurgical decompression of the spinal canal is defined as a mono- or multisegmental, uni- or bilateral internal enlargement of the central and/or lateral volume of the spinal canal without performing a laminectomy. “Internal laminoplasty” is proposed as a synonymous term.

Keywords

Pedicle Screw Spinal Canal Facet Joint Spinal Stenosis Lumbar Spinal Stenosis 
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