Removal of intradural-extramedullary spinal cord tumors with unilateral limited laminectomy.

Abstract

Total laminectomy for the removal of intradural-extramedullary spinal cord tumors has been used widely, but postoperative complications often develop, such as kyphosis, spinal instability, and persistent back pain. In this study, we evaluated seven patients with intradural-extramedullary spinal cord tumors with respect to the value of unilateral limited… (More)
DOI: 10.3340/jkns.2008.43.5.232

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