Foraminotomy

Known as: Foraminotomies 
Surgical enlargement of the intervertebral foramina to relieve NERVE ROOT COMPRESSION.
National Institutes of Health

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
STUDY DESIGN Prospective, randomized, controlled study of patients with lateral cervical disc herniations, operated either in a… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECT The cervical foraminotomy was pioneered in the 1940s to address radicular symptoms via a posterior approach, but the long… (More)
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2007
2007
INTRODUCTION The management of cervical radiculopathy has undergone significant evolution, and the most recent advancement is the… (More)
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2006
2006
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study of patients who underwent either ventral microdiscectomy and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA… (More)
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2003
2003
The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy and feasibility of posterolateral percutaneous endoscopic lumbar… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE We have previously reported the feasibility of using the microendoscopic foraminotomy (MEF) technique in a cadaveric… (More)
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2000
2000
STUDY DESIGN A clinical series of patients with unilateral radiculopathy treated with the anterior cervical foraminotomy… (More)
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2000
2000
STUDY DESIGN Four cadavers had cervical foraminotomies performed at noncontiguous levels using either the standard open technique… (More)
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1996
1996
A new technique of microsurgical anterior foraminotomy was developed to improve the treatment of cervical radiculopathy. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Laminectomy or facetectomy of the cervical spine, or both, may be needed for decompression of the spinal cord or of the nerve… (More)
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