Spinal intradural extramedullary tumors. Personal experience.

  title={Spinal intradural extramedullary tumors. Personal experience.},
  author={Vincenzo Albanese and Nunzio Platania},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical sciences},
  volume={46 1},
BACKGROUND Spinal intradural extramedullary tumors account for 2/3 of all intraspinal neoplasms and are mainly represented by meningiomas and schwannomas, with the former accounting for the 25-46% of all primary intraspinal tumors. Technical advances in imaging technique, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and surgical procedures have brought about significant better clinical results in the last 2 decades. Neverthless a small percentage of patients still present poor postoperative outcome mainly… CONTINUE READING


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