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Descriptor in English: Laminectomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Laminectomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Laminectomia
Descriptor in French: Laminectomie
Entry term(s): Laminectomies
Laminotomies
Laminotomy
Tree number(s): E02.718.563
E04.188.400
E04.525.450
E04.555.350
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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 67(64)
DeCS UI: 7974
Descriptor UI: D007796
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Laminectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0012193
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.
Preferred term Laminectomy
Entry term(s) Laminectomies
Laminotomy - Narrower
Concept UI M0505772
Preferred term Laminotomy
Entry term(s) Laminotomies



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