Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery (Laminotomy/laminectomy/screw fixation and fusion)


Candidate/ Indication
  • The patient who has nerve or spinal cord compression at cervical spine
  • Cervical disc herniation
  • Cervical spondylosis radiculopathy
  • Cervical spondylosis myelopathy
  • Ossified posterior longitudinal ligament at cervical spine
  • C1-2 instability
  • Occipitocervical instability
  • Spinal trauma (cervical spine)
  • Spinal infection (cervical spine)
  • Spinal tumor (cervical spine)
  • Approach from the back of the cervical spine
  • Using microscope for magnification
  • Remove pathology that compress the nerve and spinal cord  
  • Widening of the spinal canal
  • May insert spinal instrumentation for fixation and fusion

  • Hospital stay after surgery for 3-5 days
  • Wound healing 10-14 days


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