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Indications and Technique for Intradural Intramedullary Lesions

  • Maria WostrackEmail author


Intradural intramedullary neoplasms are extremely rare. Only 5–10% of all spinal and 2–4% of all CNS tumors are located intramedullary. Prospective data and thus clear evidence for optimal treatment are missing. The chapter will describe the key essentials of the perioperative diagnostics, surgical aspects and outcome demonstrated by cases of the both most common intramedullary entities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryKlinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität MünchenMunichGermany

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