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Decompression, Surgical

Known as: Decompressions, Surgical, Surgical Decompression, Surgical Decompressions 
A surgical operation for the relief of pressure in a body compartment or on a body part. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2018
Highly Cited
2018
Summary Background Arthroscopic sub-acromial decompression (decompressing the sub-acromial space by removing bone spurs and soft… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is the leading cause of spinal cord dysfunction worldwide. The objective of this study… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Objective To assess whether interspinous process device implantation is more effective in the short term than conventional… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
HYPOTHESIS In patients with severe acute pancreatitis and abdominal compartment syndrome, establishment of the indications and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Patients with space-occupying hemispheric infarctions have a poor prognosis, with case fatality rates of up to 80%. In… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Surgical decompression of various trigger sites has been shown by two authors to relieve migraine headaches. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECT The use of decompressive craniectomy has experienced a revival in the previous decade, although its actual benefit on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Optimal treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) has not been established. This study compared the effects of local… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE The beneficial effect of decompressive craniectomy in the treatment of head trauma patients is controversial. The aim… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The lateral region of the lumbar spinal canal is subject to pathologic alterations which encroach upon the neural structures… Expand
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