Treatment of intramedullary hemangioblastomas, with special attention to von Hippel-Lindau disease.

@article{Velthoven2003TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment of intramedullary hemangioblastomas, with special attention to von Hippel-Lindau disease.},
  author={Vera van Velthoven and Peter Christoph Reinacher and Joachim Klisch and Hartmut P. H. Neumann and Sven Gl{\"a}sker},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={1306-13; discussion 1313-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Hemangioblastomas of the central nervous system are rare vascular tumors that can occur as sporadic lesions or as component tumors of autosomal dominant von Hippel-Lindau disease. With the availability of magnetic resonance imaging, asymptomatic tumors are detected more frequently, especially among patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease, and the questions of whether and when these lesions should be treated arise. To identify surgical outcomes and the timing of surgery for… CONTINUE READING

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