What is Laminotomy?

Category: Surgeries


A laminotomy is a spine operation to remove a portion of the vertebral bone called the lamina. A laminotomy is a partial removal of the lamina, while a laminectomy is the total removal of the lamina. Both are spinal decompression surgeries.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Laminotomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Back pain 1
Muscle and joint pain 1
Neuropathic pain in lower extremities 1
Numbness 1
Numbness in face 1
Off balance 1


Stopped having Laminotomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Laminotomy.