Surgical resection without dural reconstruction of a lumbar meningioma in an elderly woman

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Meningiomas of the spine occur in the thoracic spine in approximately 80%, followed in frequency by the cervical and lumbar regions. The treatment of spinal meningiomas is complete surgical resection. As intraspinal meningiomas are almost always adherent to the dura, extensive dural resection or diathermic treatment of the dural attachment is usually… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00586-009-0895-y

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@article{Hirabayashi2009SurgicalRW, title={Surgical resection without dural reconstruction of a lumbar meningioma in an elderly woman}, author={Hiroki Hirabayashi and Jun Takahashi and Hiroyuki Kato and Sohei Ebara and Hideto Takahashi}, journal={European Spine Journal}, year={2009}, volume={18}, pages={232-235} }