Malignant Extradural Spinal Cord Compression : Diagnosis and Management

@inproceedings{Loblaw2003MalignantES,
  title={Malignant Extradural Spinal Cord Compression : Diagnosis and Management},
  author={D. Andrew Loblaw and Norman Laperriere and Jamie L. Perry and Alexandra Chambers},
  year={2003}
}
Questions 1. What are the clinical symptoms of malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC)? 2. What is the optimal approach for investigating suspected MSCC? 3. Is there a role for systemic steroids in the management of MSCC, and if there is, what is the optimal dose? 4. What are the indications for surgery in the management of MSCC? 5. What are the indications for radiotherapy in the management of MSCC? 6. Is there an optimal dose prescription for radiotherapy? 7. What are the treatment options… CONTINUE READING