Spinal dumbbell tumors: Long-term outcome and risk factors [post]

2019 unpublished
Objective There is limited literature on long-term outcomes after resection of intraspinal dumbbell tumors. To identify the progression-free survival (PFS) and outcomes associated with these tumors, we retrospectively reviewed data from 74 patients. Methods From 2007 to 2016, data from 74 patients who underwent surgical treatment for dumbbell tumors were reviewed. Patient outcomes were determined with the Japanese Orthopaedic Association (JOA) score. The median follow-up time was 7.3 years
more » ... ts Gross total resection (GTR) was performed in 39 patients (52.70%) and
doi:10.21203/rs.2.18956/v1 fatcat:kflbfnyaejekhmwnxwadk2fsxy