Posterior approach to ventrally located spinal meningiomas

@article{Voulgaris2010PosteriorAT,
  title={Posterior approach to ventrally located spinal meningiomas},
  author={S. Voulgaris and George A. Alexiou and Evaggelos Mihos and Dimitrios Karagiorgiadis and Andreas Zigouris and George Fotakopoulos and Dimitrios Drosos and Dimitrios Pahaturidis},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={1195-1199}
}
For the resection of anteriorly located meningiomas, various approaches have been used. Posterior approach is less invasive and demanding; however, it has been associated with increased risk of spinal cord injury. We evaluated ten consecutive patients that underwent surgery for spinal meningiomas. All patients were preoperative assessed by neurological examination, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. All tumors were ventrally located and removed via a posterior approach… CONTINUE READING

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