Clin Spine Surg 2021 03;34(2):E100-E106
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya.
Study Design: A retrospective study of preoperative and postoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in spinal ependymoma.
Objective: The goal of the study was to examine MRI features, including the syrinx component volume, after surgical resection of spinal ependymoma, and to relate these features to extent of resection and improvement of postoperative neurological status.
Summary Of Background Data: Spinal ependymomas have a variety of MRI findings preoperatively, including a hemorrhage cap sign, gadolinium enhancement, and a spinal tumor cyst. Read More