Comparison of minimally invasive transspinous and open approaches for thoracolumbar intradural-extramedullary spinal tumors.

Abstract

OBJECT Spinal tumor resection has historically been performed via open approaches, although minimally invasive approaches have recently been found to be effective in small cohort series. The authors compare surgical characteristics and clinical outcomes of surgery in patients undergoing mini-open and open approaches for intradural-extramedullary tumor… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2015.5.FOCUS15187

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