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Oncologic benefits of dural resection in spinal meningiomas: a meta-analysis of Simpson grades and recurrence rates.

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Summary of "Oncologic benefits of dural resection in spinal meningiomas: a meta-analysis of Simpson grades and recurrence rates."

While resection of the dural attachment has been shown by Simpson and others to reduce recurrence rates for intracranial meningiomas, the oncological benefit of dural resection for spinal meningiomas is less clear. The authors performed a systematic analysis of the literature, comparing recurrence rates for patients undergoing various Simpson grade resections of spinal meningiomas to better understand the role of dural resection on outcomes after resection of spinal meningiomas.

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Name: Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
ISSN: 1547-5646
Pages: 1-11

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