Originally Posted by flyonthewall
Is a decompression the same as a laminectomy?
I'm just guessing Fly, but in layperson's terms a decompression would be like taking something out of a clamp and releiving the pressure, while a laminectomy is the stripping away layers of something. Now by answering this I'm now sure you will get a better response of people correcting me. Hope this is a start.