Long term outcomes following surgical resection of myxopapillary ependymomas

@article{Bagley2009LongTO,
  title={Long term outcomes following surgical resection of myxopapillary ependymomas},
  author={Carlos Antonio Bagley and Sean Wilson and Karl Friedrich Kothbauer and Markus Bookland and Fred J. Epstein and George I Jallo},
  journal={Neurosurgical Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={321-334}
}
Myxopapillary ependymomas, a specific tumor variant of spinal cord ependymomas, occur most commonly in the lumbosacral region. During the study period, 1,013 patients underwent surgery for spinal cord tumors. Fifty-two of the patients had a myxopapillary ependymoma. Forty-eight of these patients underwent surgery at our institutions. There were four patients who came for consultations only. Fourteen pediatric patients were diagnosed with myxopapillary ependymoma. The overall average age at… CONTINUE READING
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