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  • noun surgery The neurosurgical procedure that removes part of a lamina of the vertebral arch in order to decompress the spinal cord.

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  • During the procedure, known as a laminotomy, doctors shaved down a bony plate that was irritating a nearby nerve.

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  • The procedure, a laminotomy, shaves the bony plate surrounding a nerve root.

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  • In that, a laminotomy can be performed to get at the disk.

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  • In that, a laminotomy can be performed to get at the disk.

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  • It happened to be the same surgery - a laminotomy, which shaves the bony plate surrounding a nerve root - that rookie Danilo Gallinari had yesterday in New York.

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  • Ingrid 59 visited LSI in September of 2007 for a laminotomy and foramintomy which were performed on the left side of her lumbar spine by chief surgeon Dr. James St. Louis.

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  • The procedure, a laminotomy, which involves shaving the bony plate around a nerve root, will be performed by Dr. Patrick O'Leary, a spine specialist, at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery.

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  • The procedure, a laminotomy, shaves the bony plate surrounding a nerve root.

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  • Ingrid 59 visited LSI in September of 2007 for a laminotomy and foramintomy which were performed on the left side of her lumbar spine by chief surgeon Dr. James St. Louis.

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  • Gallinari had the laminotomy performed by orthopedic spine specialist Dr. Patrick O'Leary at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.

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