Title: Prediction of Quality of Life and Survival After Surgery for Symptomatic Spinal Metastases: A Multicenter Cohort Study to Determine Suitability for Surgical Treatment
Authors: Choi, David ×
Fox, Zoe
Albert, Todd
Arts, Mark
Balabaud, Laurent
Bunger, Cody
Buchowski Maciej, Jacob
Coppes, Maarten Hubert
Depreitere, Bart
Fehlings, Michael George
Harrop, James
Kawahara, Norio
Martin-Benlloch, Juan Anthonio
Massicotte, Eric Maurice
Mazel, Christian
Oner, Fetullah Cumhur
Peul, Wilco
Quraishi, Nasir
Tokuhashi, Yasuaki
Tomita, Katsuro
Verlaan, Jorit Jan
Wang, Michael
Crockard, Hugh Alan #
Issue Date: Nov-2015
Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Series Title: Neurosurgery vol:77 issue:5
Article number: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000907
Abstract: Surgery for symptomatic spinal metastases aims to improve quality of life, pain, function, and stability. Complications in the postoperative period are not uncommon; therefore, it is important to select appropriate patients who are likely to benefit the greatest from surgery. Previous studies have focused on predicting survival rather than quality of life after surgery.
ISSN: 0148-396X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Experimental Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy
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