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Intramedullary ependymoma: Microsurgical resection approach.

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Intramedullary ependymoma: Microsurgical resection approach.

Neurochirurgie. 2017 Nov;63(5):398-401

Authors: Giammattei L, Penet N, Parker F, Messerer M

Spinal ependymomas are predominantly slow-growing lesions constituting roughly 30-88% of main spinal intramedullary tumors. They normally current as circumscribed lesions, with common margins and a transparent surgical aircraft. Gross-total resection is commonly possible and doubtlessly healing however neurosurgeons ought to understand that the final word purpose of surgical procedure is the preservation of spinal twine operate. We current the surgical approach to securely resect an intramedullary ependymoma utilizing a posterior median sulcus method. A quick description of present administration of this pathology can also be offered.

PMID: 27131635 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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