Differentiation of localization of spinal hemangioblastomas based on imaging and pathological findings

@article{Imagama2011DifferentiationOL,
  title={Differentiation of localization of spinal hemangioblastomas based on imaging and pathological findings},
  author={Shiro Imagama and Zenya Ito and Norimitsu Wakao and Yoshihito Sakai and Fumihiko Kato and Yasutsugu Yukawa and Koji Sato and Kei Ando and Kenichi Hirano and Ryoji Tauchi and Akio Muramoto and Yoshio Hashizume and Yukihiro Matsuyama and Naoki Ishiguro},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={1377-1384}
}
Intramedullary + extramedullary hemangioblastomas with largely extramedullary growth are rare and often incorrectly assigned as intradural-extramedullary tumors preoperatively. Preoperative evaluation of the precise tumor location is important for total resection of tumor and improving the surgical outcome. The aim of this study was to provide the first identification of the key differences among of preoperative MR images of hemangioblastomas in different locations and to correlate these with… CONTINUE READING
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