Metastatic disease of the spine

M. I. O'Connor, B. L. Currier

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Advances in imaging studies and techniques of spinal stabilization permit improved surgical treatment of patients with metastatic disease of the spine. Preoperative evaluation, selection of patients for operative management, and results of published clinical series are reviewed. Surgical approaches for optimal tumor excision, neural decompression, and spinal stabilization are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)611-620
Number of pages10
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1992


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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O'Connor, M. I., & Currier, B. L. (1992). Metastatic disease of the spine. Orthopedics, 15(5), 611-620.