En Bloc Resection of Primary Spinal Tumors
Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation
Medical Subject Headings
Spinal Neoplasms; Surgical Procedures, Operative
Orthopedics | Rehabilitation and Therapy
Primary tumors of the spine present an oncologic and technical challenge to obtain a cure. En bloc resection of the lesion allows for complete removal of the tumor with negative margins. This report details this technique along with a discussion of the reconstruction and associated potential complications.
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Citation: Eck JC, Dekutoski MB. En Bloc Resection of Primary Spinal Tumors. Seminars in Spine Surgery 2009 21(2):93-98, DOI: 10.1053/j.semss.2009.03.002.