Reconstructive strategies in soft tissue reconstruction after resection of spinal neoplasms.

@article{Chang2007ReconstructiveSI,
  title={Reconstructive strategies in soft tissue reconstruction after resection of spinal neoplasms.},
  author={David W. Chang and Michael T. Friel and Adel A Youssef},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 10},
  pages={1101-6}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study of 134 consecutive cases in 92 patients who underwent soft tissue reconstruction of the spinal region following tumor removal. OBJECTIVE To better understand how to optimize outcomes in soft tissue reconstruction of the spine region. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA With the increasing use of instrumentation and the fact that many patients with spinal neoplasms have debilitated wound-healing capacity, most of these patients are at high risk for postsurgical… CONTINUE READING