Surgery for spinal cord ependymomas: outcome and prognostic factors.


BACKGROUND Spinal cord tumors account for 5% to 10% of all primary central nervous system tumors. The most common intramedullary neoplasms are ependymomas, composing 50% to 60% of spinal neuroepithelial tumors in adults. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical and oncological outcomes of patients with spinal ependymoma primarily treated with microsurgery… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182004c1e


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@article{Bostroem2011SurgeryFS, title={Surgery for spinal cord ependymomas: outcome and prognostic factors.}, author={Azize Bostroem and Marec von Lehe and Wolfgang M. Hartmann and Torsten Pietsch and Mareike Feuss and Jan Patrick Bostr{\"o}m and Johannes Schramm and Matthias Simon}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={2011}, volume={68 2}, pages={302-8; discussion 309} }