Conservative surgery and radiotherapy in the treatment of spinal cord astrocytoma

@article{Jyothirmayi1997ConservativeSA,
  title={Conservative surgery and radiotherapy in the treatment of spinal cord astrocytoma},
  author={Rema Jyothirmayi and Jayaprakash Madhavan and Madhavan Krishnan Nair and Balakrishnan Rajan},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={33},
  pages={205-211}
}
Spinal cord astrocytomas are rare neoplasms, and optimaltreatment guidelines are undefined. 23 patients with spinalcord astrocytomas were treated between 1984 and 1993with conservative surgery and postoperative radiotherapy. The meanage was 31 years. Twelve patients were maleand eleven female. All patients presented with neurologicdeficits. Cervical cord… CONTINUE READING