The use of expandable cages in patients undergoing multilevel corpectomies for metastatic tumors in the cervical spine

Ibrahim Omeis, Kimon Bekelis*, Anthony Gregory, Matthew McGirt, Daniel Sciubba, Ali Bydon, J. P. Wolinsky, Ziya Gokaslan, Timothy Witham

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Abstract

Expandable cages have been used successfully to reconstruct the anterior spinal column in the treatment of traumatic, neoplastic, infectious, and degenerative spine disease. To the best of our knowledge, no studies report the results of the use of expandable cages in patients undergoing multilevel corpectomies for cervical spine metastatic disease. We report our experience with the use of expandable cages in this subgroup of patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOrthopedics
Volume33
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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