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Pre-operative embolisation of metastatic paraganglioma of the thoracic spine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20074965     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a 46-year-old male with metastatic functioning paraganglioma of the thoracic spine. Thoracic spine functioning paragangliomas are rare and we describe the benefits of embolisation of the lesion prior to surgical decompression.
R B Kwan; A M Erasmus; A W Hunn; A Dubey; P Waites; P J Jessup; J R Burgess; A Beasley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1532-2653     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-15     Completed Date:  2010-04-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  394-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Crown Copyright 2009. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Hobart Hospital, 48 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
3-Iodobenzylguanidine / diagnostic use
Angiography / methods
Decompression, Surgical / methods
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Middle Aged
Paraganglioma* / pathology,  radionuclide imaging,  surgery
Radiopharmaceuticals / diagnostic use
Spinal Neoplasms* / pathology,  radionuclide imaging,  surgery
Thoracic Vertebrae / pathology,  surgery
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radiopharmaceuticals; 77679-27-7/3-Iodobenzylguanidine

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