Cytostatic Treatment of Spinal Tumors

  • K.-M. Koeppen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 14)


Recent statistical reviews have revealed that the number of brain and spinal metastases is increasing, even in cases of autochthonic tumors of the brain and spinal cord in neurosurgical specimens (1, 2, 9). This raises the question as to what significance, alongside surgical and radiological therapy, cytostatic treatment may have in the interdisciplinary treatment strategy for primary and secondary spinal tumors.


Autologous Bone Marrow Spinal Metastasis Spinal Tumor Bile Duct Carcinoma Bronchial Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K.-M. Koeppen
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  1. 1.Innere AbteilungKönigswarter-KrankenhausBerlin 45Germany

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