Radiosurgical treatment for Ewing's sarcoma of the lumbar spine: case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

STUDY DESIGN: Case report. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to document the long-term follow-up of a single case. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Radiosurgery is potentially a useful therapeutic option for spinal tumors. The authors present the unusual case of a patient with recurrent extraosseous Ewing's sarcoma of the lumbar spine, who experienced excellent clinical, radiographic, and oncologic response without complications after treatment with dedicated Novalis Shaped Beam Radiosurgery (Brain Lab, Inc.). METHODS: Observational. RESULTS: We observed excellent clinical and oncologic control at 1-year posttreatment. CONCLUSION: Radiosurgery may be a valuable treatment option for recurrent spinal tumors.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rock, J; Kole, M; Yin, F-F; Ryu, S; Guttierez, J; Rosenblum, M

Published Date

  • November 1, 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 21

Start / End Page

  • E471 - E475

PubMed ID

  • 12438999

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1528-1159

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007632-200211010-00021


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States