Intradural Spinal Cord Tumors

Ben Shofty*, Akiva Korn, Zvi Lidar, Shlomi Constantini

*Corresponding author for this work

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Intradural spinal cord tumors (SCTs) compose a heterogeneous group of neoplasms. Over the past four decades, the overall mortality and morbidity caused by these tumors has been dramatically reduced. The advantages of early diagnosis via modern imaging and modern neurosurgical tools such as intraoperative electrophysiologic monitoring, the surgical microscope, and the ultrasonic aspirator have led to an improvement in surgical morbidity and in general prognosis. This chapter focuses on common intradural primary SCTs, both intramedullary and extramedullary.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeuro-oncology
Subtitle of host publicationFirst Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780470655757
StatePublished - 29 Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Astrocytoma
  • Ependymoma
  • Extramedullary
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Intramedullary
  • Meningioma
  • Neurofibromas
  • Schwannomas
  • Spinal cord tumor


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