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Spinal Cord Hemangioblastomas

  • Nickalus R. Khan
  • Aqsa Ghazanfar
  • Nitin Patel
  • Kenan I. Arnautović
Chapter

Abstract

Hemangioblastomas are histologically benign but highly vascular tumors of the central nervous system that can be sporadic in nature or in association with von-Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome. This chapter presents a comprehensive review of the clinical presentation, surgical technique, adjuvant therapy, and patient outcomes following treatment of spinal cord hemangioblastomas.

Keywords

Hemangioblastomas Tumor Intramedullary Diagnosis Surgery Treatment 

Supplementary material

Video 14.1

Cervical spinal hemangioblastoma resection (MPG 573236 kb)

Video 14.2

Thoracic spinal cord hemangioblastoma resection (MPG 891280 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nickalus R. Khan
    • 1
  • Aqsa Ghazanfar
    • 2
  • Nitin Patel
    • 2
  • Kenan I. Arnautović
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Tennessee Health Science CenterMemphisUSA
  2. 2.Southmead HospitalBristolUK
  3. 3.Semmes MurpheyMemphisUSA

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