Korean J Spine Search

CLOSE


Korean J Spine > Volume 6(3); 2009 > Article
10
Combined en Bloc Spondylectomy and Chest Wall Resection for Malignant Tumors Invading Spinal Column and Chest Wall.
Tae Hoon Roh, Keung Nyun Kim, Do Heum Yoon, Yoon Ha, Seong Yi
Department of Neurosurgery, Spine and Spinal Cord Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. knkim@yuhs.ac
Abstract
We performed combined spondylectomy for 2 patients of malignant tumors invading spinal column and chest wall. For one patient with Pancoast tumor, anterolateral thoracotomy, apical lobectomy, chest wall resection, and hemispondylectomy were performed. For another patient with solitary metastatic tumor from nasopharyngeal cancer, posterolateral thoracotomy, chest wall resection, and total en bloc spondylectomy were performed with anterior and posterior instrumentation. The tumor including invaded chest wall and spinal column werewas removed completely in both patients. No local recurrence was found at 18 months follow-up evaluation in both patients.
Keywords: Pancoast tumor;Spondylectomy;Metastatic spine tumor;Chest wall resection


Editorial Office
Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine
50-1, Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
Tel: +82-2-2228-2172  E-mail: theneurospine@gmail.com
The Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society
#407, Dong-A Villate 2nd Town, 350 Seocho-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul 06631, Korea
Tel: +82-2-585-5455  Fax: +82-2-2-523-6812  E-mail: ksns1987@gmail.com
Business License No.: 209-82-62443

Copyright © The Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society. All rights reserved.

Developed in M2community

Close layer
prev next