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Back Surgery - Lumbar Laminectomy
Back Surgery - Lumbar Laminectomy12063
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This medical animation shows a lumbar laminectomy back surgery procedure. Beginning with an orientation of the lumbar spine, the animation show a left side disc hernation impinging the dorsal nerve root, causing pain sensations to flow down the left leg. The surgical correction of this condition requires a portion of the lamina of the vertebra to be cut away, and the herniated disc material to be removed.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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