Thoracic Spine Degeneration Following Microlaminotomy for Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement and Subsequent Removal—a Case Report

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Janina Kueper and Lukas P. Lampe, MD have declared that they have no conflict of interest. Alexander P. Hughes, MD reports grants from NuVasive, Inc. and personal fees from MiMedx Group, Inc. outside the work.

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Kueper, J., Lampe, L.P. & Hughes, A.P. Thoracic Spine Degeneration Following Microlaminotomy for Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement and Subsequent Removal—a Case Report. HSS Jrnl 12, 186–189 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11420-016-9496-6

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Keywords

  • microlaminotomy
  • degeneration
  • thoracic spine
  • spinal cord stimulator
  • spinal cord compression