Clinical Neuroscience

[Removal of multiple thoracic dumbbell tumours through combined hemi-semi laminectomy and minimal invasive paraspinal approach]

PAPP Zoltán

JULY 22, 2009

Clinical Neuroscience - 2009;62(07-08)

[One third of the primary spinal tumours are neurinomas. These tumours most often located intraduralyextramedullary, but 15-25 percent of the cases, the tumour extends to the paraspinal region through the neuroforamina. Spinal manifestation of Schwann-cell tumours, usually neurofibromas, can be seen in neurofibromatosis. 31 years old female patient, suffering from NF1 was operated on with a Th 3-6 and Th 10-11 dumbbell tumours. At the first step the tumour mass, located in the spinal canal, was resected through a partial hemilaminectomy. At the second operation the extraspinal tumour was resected through a minimal invasive paraspinal approach. The author present the combined use of minimal invasive spine surgical technics and discuss the benefits and disadvantages of these approaches, compared to the standard surgical procedures.]



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