Results of spinal meningioma surgery in patients with severe preoperative neurological deficits

@article{Haegelen2004ResultsOS,
  title={Results of spinal meningioma surgery in patients with severe preoperative neurological deficits},
  author={C. Haegelen and X. Morandi and L. Riffaud and S. Amlashi and E. Leray and G. Brassier},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={440-444}
}
Spinal meningiomas are usually benign, slow-growing tumours and are commonly associated with good patient outcome following surgery. However, the existence of a severe preoperative neurological deficit has been considered to be a possible predictor of poor functional outcome after surgery. We retrospectively reviewed data from 33 patients with 35 spinal meningiomas treated in our institution over the past 17 years and exhibiting severe preoperative deficits before surgery. Among them, 20… Expand
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