[Prognostic factors in the treatment of the intradural extramedullary tumors: a study of 44 cases].

@article{Prevedello2003PrognosticFI,
  title={[Prognostic factors in the treatment of the intradural extramedullary tumors: a study of 44 cases].},
  author={Daniel Monte-Serrat Prevedello and Andrei Koerbel and Cl{\'a}udio Esteves Tatsui and Luciano Truite and C{\'e}sar Vin{\'i}cius Grande and L{\'e}o Fernando da Silva Ditzel and Jo{\~a}o C{\^a}ndido Ara{\'u}jo},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2003},
  volume={61 2A},
  pages={241-7}
}
Between 1993 and 1999, 44 patients submitted to resection of an expansible intradural extramedullary lesion who filled protocol requirements of appropriate follow up were studied. Patients were constituted by 43.2% female and 56.8% male. The mean age was 32.9 years old. Lesion most common location was at the thoracic spine, with 45.5% of the cases, followed by the lumbar level with 18.2%. Tumor extension varied from 1 to 7 vertebral segments, with an average of 2.5 levels. Schwannoma, with 65,9… CONTINUE READING
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