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Document type:
Journal Article; Article 
Author(s):
Wostrack, Maria; Shiban, Ehab; Obermueller, Thomas; Gempt, Jens; Meyer, Bernhard; Ringel, Florian 
Title:
Conus medullaris and cauda equina tumors: clinical presentation, prognosis, and outcome after surgical treatment: clinical article. 
Abstract:
Intradural cauda equina and conus medullaris tumors (CECMTs) are rare. Only a few large clinical series exist to date. Therefore, clinical symptoms, surgical complications, and outcomes are poorly understood. The aim of the present study was to evaluate outcome after surgery of CECMTs and to identify the factors associated with a worse clinical prognosis based on the results of a series with sufficiently high number of cases.All cases of intradural CECMTs treated surgically at the authors' depar...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Neurosurg Spine 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
335-43 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1547-5654 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik