Single-stage posterolateral transpedicle approach for spondylectomy, epidural decompression, and circumferential fusion of spinal metastases.

@article{Bilsky2000SinglestagePT,
  title={Single-stage posterolateral transpedicle approach for spondylectomy, epidural decompression, and circumferential fusion of spinal metastases.},
  author={Mark H. Bilsky and Patrick Boland and E Lis and Jeffrey J. Raizer and John H. Healey},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 17},
  pages={2240-9,discussion 250}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of prospectively maintained institutional spine database. OBJECTIVES To assess the pain, neurologic, and functional outcome of patients with metastatic spinal cord compression using a posterolateral transpedicular approach with circumferential fusion. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Patients with spinal metastases often have patterns of disease requiring both an anterior and posterior surgical decompression and spinal fusion. For patients whose concurrent… CONTINUE READING
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