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Pre-operative embolisation of metastatic paraganglioma of the thoracic spine


Kwan, RB and Erasmus, AM and Hunn, AW and Dubey, A and Waites, P and Jessup, PJ and Burgess, JR and Beasley, A, Pre-operative embolisation of metastatic paraganglioma of the thoracic spine, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 17, (3) pp. 394-396. ISSN 0967-5868 (2010) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2009.05.030


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.

Item Details

Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Keywords:Embolisation; Metastatic; Paraganglioma; Pheochromocytoma; Spine; Thoracic
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Clinical sciences
Research Field:Orthopaedics
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Burgess, JR (Professor John Burgess)
ID Code:94833
Year Published:2010
Web of Science® Times Cited:16
Deposited By:Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Deposited On:2014-09-18
Last Modified:2014-10-15

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