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Old 04-16-2004, 10:37 PM   #1
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Status Post Lumbar Laminectomy

Can anyone tell me what "Status Post Lumbar Laminectomy" means for a patient who is a year and a half removed from a laminectomy and spinal fusion at L5-S1? Thanks!

 
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Old 04-17-2004, 10:16 AM   #2
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Re: Status Post Lumbar Laminectomy

[QUOTE=JakeBeckley]Can anyone tell me what "Status Post Lumbar Laminectomy" means for a patient who is a year and a half removed from a laminectomy and spinal fusion at L5-S1? Thanks![/QUOTE]

[COLOR=Indigo][FONT=Palatino Linotype]It is simply saying that you had a lumbar laminectomy in the past.
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