Local disease control after decompressive surgery and adjuvant high-dose single-fraction radiosurgery for spine metastases.


OBJECT Adjuvant radiation following epidural spinal cord decompression for tumor is a powerful tool used to achieve local disease control and preserve neurological function. To the authors' knowledge, only 1 published report addresses adjuvant stereotactic radiosurgery after this procedure, but that study used significantly lower doses than are currently… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2010.3.SPINE09639

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