Diagnostic Pathway for Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
  • Peter Pietrzak
  • David Albala


Metastatic disease Spinal cord compression Diagnostics Neurological 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
  • Peter Pietrzak
    • 2
  • David Albala
    • 3
  1. 1.East of England DeanerySouthend University HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustSouthendUK
  3. 3.Associated Medical ProfessionalsSyracuseUSA

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