Stereotactic radiosurgery for spinal metastases with or without separation surgery.

@article{Bate2015StereotacticRF,
  title={Stereotactic radiosurgery for spinal metastases with or without separation surgery.},
  author={Berkeley Graham Bate and Nickalus R. Khan and Brent Young Kimball and Kyle Gabrick and Jason Andrew Weaver},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={409-15}
}
OBJECT In patients with significant epidural spinal cord compression, initial surgical decompression and stabilization of spinal metastases, as opposed to radical oncological resection, provides a margin around the spinal cord that facilitates subsequent treatment with high-dose adjuvant stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). If a safe margin exists between tumor and spinal cord on initial imaging, then high-dose SRS may be used as the primary therapy, eliminating the need for surgery. Selecting the… CONTINUE READING
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