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As suggested in this article, to gain better access to the nerve, the surgeon often removes a facet joint (Facectomy) or portion of lamina (Laminectomy).
In other famous website of "ncbi", there is an article how the doctors should try to preserve the facet joints, especially in younger patients. It reads as following:
However, the surgeon generally attempts to protect facet joint in the hopes of avoiding postoperative pain/instability and secondary degenerative arthropathy). We believe that preserving the facet joint is especially important in young patients, owing to their life expectancy and activity. However, facet joint preservation is not easy during lumbar MD
Question: What kind of future complications may arise due to breaking of the natural spine structure (facet or lamina)?
P.S. I had a Microdiscectomy on 27-Mar-2018 with not much improvement. Here is my first thread about it.