Surgical management of aggressive vertebral hemangiomas causing spinal cord compression: long-term clinical follow-up of five cases.

@article{Kato2010SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of aggressive vertebral hemangiomas causing spinal cord compression: long-term clinical follow-up of five cases.},
  author={Satoshi Kato and Norio Kawahara and Hideki Murakami and Satoru Demura and Katsuhito Yoshioka and Tadaki Okayama and Takuya Fujita and K Tomita},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={350-6}
}
BACKGROUND Aggressive vertebral hemangiomas causing spinal compression are rare, and there is controversy with regard to treatment. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical results of patients with aggressive vertebral hemangiomas at a mean follow-up of more than 10 years after total excision and discuss the treatment options for the tumors. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of patients with aggressive vertebral hemangiomas who were treated with total excision. The… CONTINUE READING
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