What is Cervical laminectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Laminectomy is a spine operation to remove the portion of the vertebral bone called the lamina. There are many variations of laminectomy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Cervical spinal stenosis (neck) 2 0
Herniated disc 1 0
Numbness in right hand 1 0
Pain in right hand and fingers 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cervical laminectomy

Side effect Patients
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1

Duration

Currently having Cervical laminectomy

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Cervical laminectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cervical laminectomy.