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Spine Surgery pp 401-407 | Cite as

Secondary Malignant Tumors (Diagnosis, Staging, Surgical Treatment and Adjuvant Therapy)

  • Jens GemptEmail author
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Abstract

Spinal metastases occur in 70% of all carcinoma patients. Therefore it’s a common disease today and patient numbers are constantly rising since tumor therapies are evolving and overall survival times in common tumor diseases are still increasing. In 5–15% patients suffer from epidural tumor compression.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, Klinikum rechts der IsarTechnische Universität MünchenMunichGermany

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