Long-term Surgical Outcomes of Spinal Schwannomas: Retrospective Analysis of 49 Consecutive Cases

Emel E., Abdallah A., Sofuoglu O. E. , Ofluoglu A. E. , Gunes M., Guler B., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.27, no.2, pp.217-225, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.15678-15.1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.217-225


AIM: Spinal schwannomas (SS) represent the most common intradural extramedullary lesions, accounting for approximately 24% of all nerve sheath tumors in adults. Schwannomas have infrequent, but existent possibility of malignancy. In this study, long-term outcomes of 49 consecutive SS have been presented.