Management Of Extradural Spinal Tumors

palliative, with pain control and maintenance of function and stability as the goals.

Surgery is usually reserved for neurological compromise, pathological fracture, intractable pain, radiation failure, spinal instability or uncertain diagnosis. The patient's pre-operative functional status and level of activity directly correlate with the post-operative result. When neurological deficit is present, those patients who suffer progressive neurological deficits, occurring within a 24-hour period, have a higher chance of permanent paraplegia, while those with slowly evolving deficits are more likely to regain ambulatory function. Overall prognosis is directly related to neoplastic type, spinal location and extent of systemic involvement [2,14-23].

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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