Surgical approach to spine tumors

James Neil Weinstein

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Abstract

The goals of treatment of spine tumors should focus on: obtaining a definitive diagnoses through an appropriate biopsy or primary excision, institution of appropriate surgical or nonsurgical treatment as indicated by tumor type at the time of the initial procedure, preservation or restoration of normal neurologic function, and maintenance of spinal stability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)897-905
Number of pages9
JournalOrthopedics
Volume12
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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