European Spine Journal

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 357–358 | Cite as

Lumbar spinous process split decompression

  • Ajoy Prasad Shetty
  • Rishi Mugesh Kanna
  • Ashwin Avadhani
  • S. Rajasekaran
Ganga Operative Spine Course


Micro decompression surgery Lumbar spine Spinal canal stenosis Split spinous process 

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  • Ajoy Prasad Shetty
  • Rishi Mugesh Kanna
  • Ashwin Avadhani
  • S. Rajasekaran

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