Spinal meningiomas: surgical outcome and literature review.

  title={Spinal meningiomas: surgical outcome and literature review.},
  author={Hany Riad and Steven Knafo and François Segnarbieux and Nicolas Lonjon},
  volume={59 1},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To evaluate the incidence, clinical presentation, operative techniques and long-term outcome of spinal meningiomas following surgery. METHODS Fifteen patients harboring spinal meningiomas were treated between 1998 and 2005 in our department. Diagnosis was made on magnetic resonance imaging and confirmed histologically. Microsurgical resection was carried out through a posterior approach in all cases. RESULTS Follow-up extended from 60 to 156 months (mean: 99 and… CONTINUE READING


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