Posterior foraminotomy for lateral cervical disc herniation

  • C. MehrenEmail author
  • L. Wanke-Jellinek
Open Operating Theatre (OOT)


Posterior cervical foraminotomy Keyhole foraminotomy Lateral cervical disc herniation Posterior cervical approach 


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None of the authors has any potential conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spine Center, Schön Clinic Munich HarlachingMunichGermany
  2. 2.Academic Teaching Hospital and Spine Research Institute of the Paracelsus Medical University (PMU)SalzburgAustria

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