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Surgical Reconstruction for Metastatic Malignancies of the Spine

  • Po-Quang Chen
  • Tang-Kue Liu
Conference paper

Abstract

Patients with spinal metastasis usually have severe back pain, motor weakness, or even paraplegia due to the direct compression by the tumor mass or to spinal instability subsequent to bony destruction. Some patients must be confined to bed and require extensive care.

Keywords

Thyroid Cancer Bone Cement Metastatic Malignancy PMMA Bone Cement Spinal Reconstruction 
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© Springer Japan 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Po-Quang Chen
  • Tang-Kue Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryNational Taiwan University HospitalTaipeiTaiwan, Republic of China

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