Spinal metastases constitute two-third of all cases of bone metastases. Surgical intervention in these tumours has been recommended in highly selective cases, for confirming diagnosis, stabilizing the spine, and decompressing nerves or spinal cord for alleviation of pain and preservation of function.In this article,the authors have reviewed available evidence on role of surgery in spinal metastases and have presented results of selected papers on this vast topic.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Apr 2019|
- Spinal metastases, microsurgery, radiation therapy, radiosurgery.