En bloc resection for primary and metastatic tumors of the spine: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Cloyd2010EnBR,
  title={En bloc resection for primary and metastatic tumors of the spine: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Jordan M Cloyd and Frank L Acosta and Mei-Yin C Polley and Christopher P. Ames},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={
          435-44; discussion 444-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND The efficacy of en bloc resection for spinal tumors is unknown because most of the current evidence is provided by small, single-institution clinical series or case reports. OBJECTIVE To combine all previously published reports of en bloc resection for primary and metastatic spinal tumors, to describe the overall pattern of disease-free survival, and to investigate potentially prognostic factors for recurrence. METHODS A complete MEDLINE search for all articles reporting survival… CONTINUE READING

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