Retrospective comparison of the Tokuhashi scores – validation with the data of 70 score-independently treated patients with spinal metastases

Alexander Preuß, Julia Gerhard, Maria Wostrak, Jens Gempt, Andreas Reinke, Bernhard Meyer & Florian Ringel
Objective: Due to their prognosis spinal metastases from different primary tumors are usually treated in different ways. Surgery is indicated in most cases of neurologic deficit or risk of acute fracture. At our department the decision for surgery is frequently bound to an interdisciplinary consultation.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]