spinal decompression

Known as: spine decompression, Spinal Cord Decompression, decompression of spinal cord 
Any of various procedures intended to relieve symptoms caused by pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots.
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2011
2011
OBJECT Neurological deterioration due to spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) is a rare but significant complication of spinal surgery… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
Postoperative C5 palsy is a common complication after cervical spine decompression surgery. However, the incidence, prognosis… (More)
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2009
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2009
STUDY DESIGN This is a multivariate analysis of a prospectively collected database. OBJECTIVE To determine preoperative… (More)
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2007
2007
Decompression surgery is an increasingly common operation for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis. Although good relief from… (More)
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2007
2007
Spinal decompression is the most common type of spinal surgery carried out in the older patient, and is being performed with… (More)
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2007
2007
STUDY DESIGN A randomized controlled trial with 5-year outcome data. OBJECTIVE To compare clinical outcomes following spinal… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND The effect of immediate surgical spinal cord decompression on neurologic outcome after spinal cord injury is… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
STUDY DESIGN A prospective analysis evaluating neurologic outcome after early versus late surgery for cervical spinal cord trauma… (More)
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1997
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1997
Although surgical decompression is often advocated for acute spinal cord injury, the timing and efficacy of early treatment have… (More)
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1995
1995
A prospective study was undertaken during the past 3 years to investigate the effectiveness of thoracoscopic corpectomy… (More)
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