Laminectomy information and locations in Mexico

Laminectomy helps relieve the pressure on the spinal cord by removing a part or all of the vertebral bone (lamina).
A laminectomy can be done to treat neck or back pain, herniated disc, or diseases like spinal stenosis or tumors. During a laminectomy, surgeons remove the bony arch of the vertebra; this is called a lamina and is the section that covers the nerves inside the spine, depending on the patient’s condition, a small part, or the entire lamina could be removed.
In some cases, the neurosurgeon can remove a part of a disc or do a spinal fusion at the same time that the laminectomy.
Schedule a laminectomy with any of the certified neurosurgeons in Mexico!
Benefits
Save up to 87.22%
Reduces pain
Improves mobility
Can treat a variety of conditions
Removes the pressure from the nerves
Laminectomy
Procedure: 3 hrs.
Hospital stay: 4 - 6 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 7 - 10 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups can be scheduled with the neurosurgeon face-to-face or virtually. Patients are clear for flying after 7 - 10 days from the laminectomy surgery.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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Locations
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Guadalajara, Jal.
Dr. Raul F. Viera
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Laminectomy frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the procedure.
Am I a candidate for a laminectomy?
This surgery is considered when non-surgical treatments for spinal conditions have proven ineffective. To improve the results, doctors might recommend a laminectomy with another procedure, like a discectomy. We recommend you to refer to one of our professional doctors for an evaluation to determine if you are a candidate for this procedure.
How do I prepare for a laminectomy?
You will be instructed to stop eating and drinking before the procedure, along with avoiding blood-thinning medications.
How will recovery be like?
The first 2 weeks after the procedure, you will not be able to bend or twist your back. If needed, you will be given a series of exercises that will help your back to recover its strength.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.