Spine Surgery pp 563-565 | Cite as

Radical Excision Is Beneficial for Chordoma?

  • Martin Gehrchen


Sacral chordomas are rare tumors associated with a poor long-term prognosis mainly caused by local recurrence. Furthermore, resection in this anatomical region is often associated with loss of neural function. The present case illustrates the use of resection with wide surgical margin (R0).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Gehrchen
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  1. 1.Spine Unit, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryRigshospitalet, University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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