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Laminectomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Laminectomy
Tree Number(s)
E02.718.563
E04.188.400
E04.525.450
E04.555.350
Unique ID
D007796
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007796
Scope Note
A surgical procedure that entails removing all (laminectomy) or part (laminotomy) of selected vertebral lamina to relieve pressure on the SPINAL CORD and/or SPINAL NERVE ROOTS. Vertebral lamina is the thin flattened posterior wall of vertebral arch that forms the vertebral foramen through which pass the spinal cord and nerve roots.
Entry Term(s)
Laminotomy
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(64)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Laminectomy Preferred
Laminotomy Narrower
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