Resection of giant schwannoma by combined surgical exposure.

E. Kádár, N. Kisfaludi, S. Czirják, F. Jakab

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Contrary to the past experience the giant Schwannoma with symptoms of canalis vertebralis compression has been removed by combined surgical exposure in one sitting. Laminectomy, decompression of the canalis vertebralis and immediately subsequent extracanalicular resection of the tumour by retroperitoneal approach was performed in one sitting by two surgical teams. The advantages of the combined surgical exposure: 1. The affliction of the patients caused by the operation significantly decreased. 2. The expenses of the treatment, nursing and hotel decreased as well. 3. The surgical team of different specialists remove the tumour together in both approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-159
Number of pages2
JournalActa Chirurgica Hungarica
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1997


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Kádár, E., Kisfaludi, N., Czirják, S., & Jakab, F. (1997). Resection of giant schwannoma by combined surgical exposure. Acta Chirurgica Hungarica, 36(1-4), 158-159.