Embolization of metastatic spinal tumors.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Embolization is a safe and valuable primary and adjunctive treatment option for metastatic spinal tumors. Close consultation between the neurosurgeon, the oncologist, the radiation oncologist, and the interventionalist should lead to more applications of embolization techniques,thereby enhancing the treatment of metastatic spinal lesions. The development of newer embolic agents with chemotherapeutic properties should add to the efficacy of embolization for metastatic spinal disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gottfried, ON; Schloesser, PE; Schmidt, MH; Stevens, EA

Published Date

  • October 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 391 - 399

PubMed ID

  • 15450874

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1042-3680

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.nec.2004.04.003


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States