Laminectomy complications

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Hello all,

Im a new grad and was wondering if new onset RLE weakness and decreased sensation are serious complications post op day one for a lumbar laminectomy? Or is this expected?

Thanks

offlabel

1,466 Posts

1. Yes

2. No

Specializes in pediatric neurology and neurosurgery. Has 11 years experience.

Very serious. I assume you called neurosurgery quickly? Any updates now?

PaSSiNGaS, MSN

261 Posts

Specializes in Nurse Anesthesiology. Has 18 years experience.

I hope this isn't a serious question....