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Intramedullary spinal cord tumors

by Georges Fischer

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Published by Thieme in Stuttgart, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spinal cord -- Tumors.,
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-112) and index.

    StatementGeorges Fischer, Jacques Brotchi ; foreword by Leonard I. Malis ; preface by Paul R. Cooper ; contributors, D. Baleriaux ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBrotchi, Jacques., Baleriaux, D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.S7 F5613 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 115 p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL812313M
    ISBN 103131018712, 0865775931
    LC Control Number95049531

    Intramedullary spinal cord tumors are most commonly located between C6-T2 Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis can also occur before evidence of the primary tumor Primary tumors with a propensity for metastasizing to the spinal cord include HSA and LSA ± mammary ADC and malignant melanoma. Incidence and Prevalence Incidence: – IMSCTs arise in North America each year. This lesion represents roughly 4% of tumors that arise in the CNS of children (3). Age Distribution Even distribution: There is a relatively even distribution of IMSCTs across the ages of childhood and adolescence (10). Sex Predilection Even distribution: In the Read moreEpidemiology for Intramedullary.

    Radiotherapy: The efficacy of radiotherapy in the treatment of intramedullary spinal cord astrocytomas is well proven while its usefulness in treating other tumors is not established. Chemotherapy: The efficacy for chemotherapy in managing intramedullary spinal cord tumors has not been proven. Especially intramedullary dissection for access to intramedullary spinal cord tumors can injure descending and ascending tracts that also influence excitability of the lower motor neuron. This may result in deterioration of amplitude or loss of MEPs, due to .

    Intradural-intramedullary tumors are located within the spinal cord itself, with the most common being ependymomas, astrocytomas, and hemangioblastomas. [14] [6] [7] Intradural-extramedullary tumors are located within the dura but outside of the spinal cord parenchyma, with the most common being meningiomas and nerve sheath tumors (e.g Specialty: Oncology. Neoplasms of the spinal canal encompass a range of tumors which arise from or involve the spinal cord, theca, and spinal nerves.. Pathology. These can be divided according to the tissue/structure of origin within the spinal of vertebral bodies are discussed separately: see vertebral body tumors.. Spinal cord (intramedullary).


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Intramedullary spinal cord tumors by Georges Fischer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here is the first book in 30 years to cover all diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of intramedullary spinal cord tumors Intramedullary spinal cord tumors book, a relatively rare but often misdiagnosed type of tumor. You will benefit from the largest personal collection of operated cases () ever assembled, as well as a review of 1, additional cases, making this the single most comprehensive book on IMTs available today.5/5(1).

Here is the first book in 30 years to cover Intramedullary spinal cord tumors book diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMTs), a relatively rare but often misdiagnosed type of tumor. You will benefit from the largest personal collection of operated cases () ever assembled, as well as a review of 1, additional cases, making this the single most comprehensive book on IMTs available today.

Here is the first book in 30 years to cover all diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMTs), a relatively rare but often misdiagnosed type of tumor. You will benefit from the largest personal collection of operated cases () ever assembled, as well as a review of 1, additional cases, making this the single most comprehensive book on IMTs available.

Intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMSCT) are rare and account for only 5–6% of all central nervous systems (CNS) tumors (Sloof and McCarthy ; Goh et al.

b; Houten and Weiner ). These tumors can occur at any age, but most are identified during the first three decades of by: Intramedullary tumors may arise in the spinal cord from the intrinsic cell types therein (intra-axial lesions) or get into the spinal cord as metastases from systemic cancer (extra-axial lesion).

Intra-axial intramedullary tumors are gliomas and are classified like the intrinsic brain tumors according to the World Health Organization (WHO.

Intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMSCT) are rare lesions in the pediatric population, accounting for 4–8 % of central nervous system tumors in children (Bowers and Weprin ; DeSousa et al. ; Barker et al. They represent 55 % of intradural tumors Author: Jonathan D. Breshears, Peter P.

Sun, Kurtis I. Auguste, Kurtis I. Auguste. The authors have treated 14 cases of intramedullary spinal cord tumors (5 astrocytomas, 2 ependymomas, 5 hemangioblastomas, 1 dermoid, and 1 lipoma) during the past 12 years. Tumors located within the spinal cord are rare: they account for 4% of all CNS tumors.

The vast majority of intramedullary tumors are glial tumors: the most frequently encountered neoplasms in adults are ependymoma (40%) and astrocytoma (28%). In children, however, astrocytomas are by far the most frequent tumors (90%) and ependymomas occur. Intramedullary spinal cord neoplasms are rare, accounting for about 4%10% of all central nervous system tumors.

Despite their rarity, these lesions are important to the radiologist because magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is the preoperative study of choice to narrow the differential diagnosis and guide surgical by:   Objectives Intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMSCT) are uncommon lesions that can affect any age group or sex.

However, numerous IMSCT exist and the clinical course of each tumor varies. The following article addresses the various management options and outcomes in patients with IMSCT. Methods An extensive review of the peer-reviewed literature was performed, addressing Cited by: Intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMSCTs) comprise 20–30% of all spinal cord tumors in adults and 4–10% of all tumors of the spinal cord in children.

The most frequently encountered IMSCTs. This volume updates the different aspects of the treatment of intramedullary spinal cord tumours.

Coverage includes case reviews; diagnosis and therapy; and MRI diagnosis and radiotherapy. Intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMSCT), although a very rare entity, are associated with significant morbidity and mortality, and in most cases, requiring surgical resection followed by adjuvant chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy, depending on the histopathologic diagnosis and whether a residual tumor was left behind.

high quality illustrations, including in brilliant color This text covers the state-of-the-art techniques for diagnosing and managing tumors of the spine and spinal cord. From the fundamentals of spinal cord anatomy and the pathology of spinal tumors, to the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment techniques for specific spinal tumors, this is the only comprehensive text devoted to.

Primary spine tumors are rare neoplasms that can lead to significant patient morbidity and mortality. 1 2 Intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMSCTs) are the rarest of these neoplasms and can potentially lead to severe neurologic deterioration, decreased function, poor quality of life, or death.

2 Within the IMSCT category, the most common lesions are ependymomas, astrocytomas, and Cited by: Intramedullary spinal cord tumors are uncommon in children, and delayed diagnosis is common.

Unlike the situation in adults, low-grade astrocytomas predominate followed by. Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors Edwin F. Lang, Jr. Carl Bridge, REFERENCES 1. G.S. Baker, D.E. Stafford, Complete removal of a large intramedullary tumor (ependymoma) from the cervical portion of the spinal cord: Report of case Proc.

Staff Meet. Mayo Clin. ((July 2) ) by:   Spinal cord involvement in NF is typically from extramedullary growth of spinal nerve root tumors.

Intramedullary spinal cord tumors in NF have been reported as scattered, single cases in the literature.

However, this association has not been clearly defined as have other nervous system neoplasms that are typically linked with by: Intramedullary tumors are masses of tissue that form as a result of abnormal cell growth within the spinal cord.

These types of tumors can appear anywhere along the spinal cord but are most often found in the cervical area, where more neural tissue is present.

These tumors are usually benign and arise from glial cells, the non-neuronal cells that surround the neurons and support the nervous system. EPIDEMIOLOGY cont Primary tumor of SC are more frequent in children & more than half occur below 10 years of age* 36% intramedullary 27% extramedullary 24% extradural 75% of intramedullary tumor were astrocytomas* **John K, Howard L.

Weiner Pediatric Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors: Special Considerations. Introduction. Although surgical concepts for the treatment of spinal intramedullary tumors have been established and refined over the last century, surgery for spinal intramedullary tumors remains one of the major challenges for neurosurgeons, due to their relative infrequency, unknown natural history, and surgical difficulty.

1–14) Developments in microsurgical instruments, Cited by: Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors PDF Free Download E-BOOK DESCRIPTION Abundantly illustrated with more than 1, figures, this comprehensive monograph describes the experience gained through the treatment of patients with spinal tumors over a year period.

Thus, nonspecific imaging characteristics, in addition to the rarity of tumors in the intramedullary spinal cord, lead to their misdiagnosis and frequent exclusion from the differential diagnosis.

In the current patient, the axial MRI revealed a paracentral extension of the tumor, unlike the more centrally localized lesions associated with ependymoma or by: 2.