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Laminotomy

BillyboyBBillyboy Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:55 AM in Spinal Stenosis
Hi all. I just stumbled upon this site and am glad I did. I am an 81 year old geezer. I have a Laminotomy scheduled. I see an abundance of information about Laminectomy but none pertaining to Laminotomy the supposidly much less evasive operation.

Just hoping that someone has underwent a Laminotomy and can hopefully tell me about the recovery time,pain,driving my automobile etc. Thank you
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  • Could you possibly mean "Laminectomy?" In that, they take part of your lamina (bone on your spine) out to take the pressure off nerves.

    Brenda
    PCTF C4 - T2, Laminectomies C5, C6 & C7. Severe Palsy left arm/hand.
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