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Sternal metastasis - the forgotten column and its effect on thoracic spine stability
(Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2017-01-01)
Sternal metastases are not studied extensively in the literature. There is a paucity of information on their role in metastatic disease. The concept of the fourth column was described by Berg in 1993, and has been proven ...
Surgical management of metastatic lesions at the cervicothoracic junction
Purpose: The cervicothoracic junction (CTJ) represents a transition from the semirigid thoracic spine to the mobile subaxial cervical spine. Pathologic lesions are prone to kyphotic deformity. The aim of this study was to ...
Stabilization of metastatic lesions affecting the second cervical vertebra
Purpose: Metastatic spine disease is an ever-increasing burden on health care systems. Certain levels in the spine confer unique biomechanical characteristics and hence are of interest. Isolated C2 lesions are rare. We ...