Adjunct and minimally invasive techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of vertebral tumors.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

As more minimally invasive modalities for the diagnosis and treatment of primary spinal column tumors are developed, patients increasingly have the option of procedures that reduce the risk for morbidity and mortality and shorten recovery times. This review demonstrates a wide range of innovative techniques used in the diagnosis and nonoperative and operative treatment of primary spinal tumors. Some techniques facilitate actual tumor resection, whereas others provide symptomatic relief and clinical improvements.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gottfried, ON; Dailey, AT; Schmidt, MH

Published Date

  • January 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 125 - 138

PubMed ID

  • 18156055

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1349

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States