Cement-augmented dorsal instrumentation of the spine as a safe adjunct to the multimodal management of metastatic pheochromocytoma: a case report

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Malignant pheochromocytoma is a neuroendocrine tumor that originates from chromaffin tissue. Although osseous metastases are common, metastatic dissemination to the spine rarely occurs.Five years after primary diagnosis of extra-adrenal, abdominal pheochromocytoma and laparoscopic extirpation, a 53-year old patient presented with recurrence of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1754-9493-6-1

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@inproceedings{Rittirsch2012CementaugmentedDI, title={Cement-augmented dorsal instrumentation of the spine as a safe adjunct to the multimodal management of metastatic pheochromocytoma: a case report}, author={Daniel Rittirsch and Edouard Battegay and Lukas Zimmerli and Werner Baulig and Donat Rudolf Spahn and Christian Ossendorf and Guido A. Wanner and Hans-Peter Simmen and Cl{\'e}ment M L Werner}, booktitle={Patient safety in surgery}, year={2012} }