Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management of Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumours

This spine surgery lecture covers the epidemiology of the most common intramedullary spinal cord tumours, the clinical features of intramedullary spinal tumours, diagnostic options as well as differential diagnosis.

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Lecturer: Marcel Ivanov, MD, PhD, MSc, FRCS, FAANS

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  • Pre- and Post- Learning Assessments
  • Additional Learning Materials (Standard Package only)
  • Up to 3 CME Credits

DOI: 10.28962/01.3.142

Ref.ID: 7_18_ivanov

What you will cover in this lecture

Intramedullary spinal cord tumours are rare. Surgery is the gold standard treatment for most intramedullary tumours. Surgical GTR is possible in most ependymomas, hemangioblastomas, cavernomas and some astrocytomas (pielocytic). Advances in imaging and surgical technique have led to removal of many tumours, with high success and low morbidity – experience counts! Recurrence rate depends on histology and degree of tumour excision – requires long follow-up.

Learning Objectives

  1. To obtain knowledge about the epidemiology, outcomes and prognosis of intramedullary tumours
  2. To become familiar with their clinical features
  3. To become familiar with principles of the surgical technique and equipment
  4. To be able to identifiy and manage complications

Target Groups

Practicing Spine Surgeons

in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services for Continuing Education or recertification

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Dr Marcel Ivanov - Spine Surgery Faculty - eccElearning

Marcel Ivanov, MD, PhD, MSc, FRCS, FAANS

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon Spinal Lead Department of Neurosurgery, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK

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Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management of Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumours

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  • Pre- and Post- Learning Assessments
  • Additional Learning Materials (Standard Package only)
  • Up to 3 CME Credits

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