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Around 70% of people face low back pain at least once in life and 1 out of 5 people faces this pain on an annual basis. Back pains are common among all ages of people and in severe conditions surgical treatments need to be taken.
Laminectomy surgery in NYC helps to remove pressure on the nerves and spinal cord. This pressure on nerves is mainly caused by the overgrowth of bones in the spinal canal because of multiple reasons- aging and people suffering from arthritis are most likely to suffer from bony overgrowths. Laminectomy Surgery in NYC includes the removal of lamina in the back part of vertebra and bone spurs which causes compression on the spinal cord.
Cervical laminectomy surgery in NYC is used to relieve pressure from the spinal cord by broadening the spinal canal. The process involves the removal of lamina from the spine to create space. Our experts can perform cervical laminectomy either with or without fusing vertebra.
Lumbar laminectomy surgery in NYC is performed to reduce compression of the spinal never roots. This compression causes severe pain in the lower back. Surgery is performed for decompression of the spinal nerve roots.
Are you familiar with some Risks and Complications in Cervical and Lumbar Laminectomy?
Lumbar Laminectomy-Risks and Complications
Some risks and complications are there in laminectomy surgery in NYC you should know before planning for surgery. These are rare and 90% of the patients get successful surgery without any complications.
There are fewer blood vessels in the surgical area that could cause severe bleeding in laminectomy surgery in NYC.
The infection rate of laminectomy surgery in NYC is about 1%. It is a serious complication and in some cases, it may lead to another surgery for cleansing with antibiotics.
Nerve root damaging also called paralysis to have a low ratio. It is about 1 in 1000 cases in laminectomy surgery in NYC. This complication is significantly rare as spinal cord stops working at L1 or T12 and surgery is performed below this level.
Cerebrospinal fluid leakage can be faced by you if Dural sac is violated. This leakage does not affect the surgery outcome.
Laminectomy surgery in NYC can lead to blood clotting
In some cases, you may feel chronic back pain as a serious complication of this surgery.
Cervical Laminectomy-Risks and Complications
Laminectomy surgery in NYC is safe and you will not encounter major complications generally. There are around 4% chances of minor complications and 3% chances of major risks. Below are some risks and complications that you may face as a result of Laminectomy surgery in NYC.
Our team of experts at NYC Stem Cells Institute performs laminectomy surgery in NYC give you anesthesia before performing the surgery and hence you are unaware of the procedure. Your blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen level is measured throughout the surgical procedure in order to keep your condition stable. During the laminectomy surgery in NYC:
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Nerve Decompression
Fusion (Not necessary)
Laminectomy Surgery in NYC takes 2-3 hours and very less blood loss is expected in it. Surgeon in NYC taking into account your condition may use small incision and a surgical microscope in order to perform the surgery.
After having a Laminectomy surgery in NYC you will be moved to the recovery area called PACU. Here experts monitor your blood pressure, heart rate and your pains will be identified and addressed, if any. After this checkup session, you will be moved to a regular room where you are asked to increase your activity like sitting in a chair or walking etc. In 2 days you will be released from the hospital with the following recovery instructions.