Surgical treatment of sacral metastases: indications and results.

Abstract

OBJECT Hematogenous metastases to the sacrum can produce significant pain and lead to spinal instability. The object of this study was to evaluate the palliative benefit of surgery in patients with these metastases. METHODS The authors retrospectively reviewed all cases involving patients undergoing surgery for metastatic disease to the sacrum at a single… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2012.7.SPINE09351

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