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Intramedullary Tumors

  • Adam Ammar
  • Neil Haranhalli
  • Phillip Cezayirli
  • Andrew Kobets
  • Rick Abbott
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Abstract

Over the past 25 years, there has been an evolution in the management of intramedullary spinal cord tumors in children that reflects advances made in neurosurgical technique, neurophysiological monitoring, and in the understanding of the disease. This chapter will outline the current state of knowledge for these tumors and their management.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Ammar
    • 1
  • Neil Haranhalli
    • 1
  • Phillip Cezayirli
    • 1
  • Andrew Kobets
    • 1
  • Rick Abbott
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Leo Davidoff Department of Neurological SurgeryAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryChildren’s Hospital at MontefioreBronxUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Dachling Pang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Dominic N. P. Thompson
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Paediatric NeurosurgeryUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Paediatric NeurosurgeryKaiser Permanente Medical CentreOaklandUSA
  3. 3.Department of Paediatric NeurosurgeryGreat Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS TrustLondonUK
  4. 4.Department of Paediatric NeurosurgeryGreat Ormond Street HospitalLondonUK

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