The early detection of recurrence of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor by frequent magnetic resonance imaging.

@article{Lee2010TheED,
  title={The early detection of recurrence of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor by frequent magnetic resonance imaging.},
  author={C. S. Lee and Ji Soon Huh and Jee Won Chang and Ji-Kang Park},
  journal={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={51-4}
}
Surgery has a key role in the treatment of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs), but the resectability of paraspinal MPNSTs is only 20%. Therefore, spinal MPNSTs show frequent recurrence and poor prognosis. Local recurrence is much more common than metastasis for MPNSTs, and surgery still has a key role in the treatment of local recurrence… CONTINUE READING