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대공부와 상위 경추부 종양에 대한 수술적 치료

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 Surgical Treatment of Foramen Magnum & High Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor 
 윤도흠  ;  오성한  ;  조용은  ;  진병호  ;  진동규  ;  김영수 
 Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society (대한신경외과학회지), Vol.30(4) : 463-471, 2001 
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 Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society  (대한신경외과학회지) 
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Objective:The authors reviewed 51 patients of spinal cord tumor located at the craniovertebral junction and high cervical area to determine which factors influenced resectability, complications, and postoperative outcomes. Methods:Radiological examinations, clinical data, and operation notes were evaluated, and additional follow-up information was obtained from outpatient examinations. The mean follow-up period was 3.5 years Results:The most common neurological findings were motor deficit(72.5%) and sensory change(47.1%). There was no clinical finding that is considered as pathognomic. Meningioma(18 cases, 35.3%) was the most common tumor in this region. Total removal was achieved in 45 patients. There was no surgical mortality. Immediate postoperative motor weakness were encounted in 11 cases(21.6%) which improved in long term follow-up except two patients. Conclusions:The location and relationship of the tumor to surrounding struncture determine its resectability. Postoperative results were related to the preoperative neurological status and pathological findings.
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1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Neurosurgery (신경외과학교실)
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윤도흠(Yoon, Do Heum)
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