Cordectomy as final treatment option for intramedullary malignant glioma using 5-ALA fluorescence-guided resection. Case report

C. Ewelt, B. Klink, J. Felsberg, W. Stummer, H.-J. Steiger & M. Sabel
Objective: Intrinsic tumors of the spinal cord are rare neoplasms that can leave patients neurologically and functionally devastated. In comparison to benign intramedullary spinal cord astrocytomas, the prognosis of malignant intramedullary astrocytomas has been poor with whatever treatment used. [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]