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May 6, 2023

How to diagnose Spinal Cord EpendymomaIntroduction

How to diagnose Spinal Cord Ependymoma​ Introduction Ependymoma is a very common tumor of the spinal cord​ I will try to explain you how is spinal cord ependymoma diagnosed​ This video is for non-medical persons who are either patients or their relatives and looking to know how is ependymoma diagnosed with […]

May 6, 2023

Ependymoma of the Spine: Treatment Approach

Introduction Definition of Ependymoma: A type of primary central nervous system tumor that arises from ependymal cells, which line the ventricles and central canal of the spinal cord.  Incidence and Location: Ependymoma of the spine is a rare tumor, accounting for approximately 10% of all spinal cord […]

May 6, 2023

Survival Rates for Spinal Cord Ependymoma

Definition: Spinal cord ependymoma is a type of tumor that originates from the ependymal cells in the spinal cord.  Importance: Understanding the survival rates for spinal cord ependymoma can provide insight into the prognosis and outcomes associated with this condition.  Note: Survival rates are statistical estimates and […]

May 6, 2023

Surgical Technique for Ependymoma of the Spine – Posterior Approach

Diagnosis and Patient Evaluation Ependymoma of the spine is diagnosed through imaging studies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scans. Patient evaluation includes assessing general health, neurological status, and other factors that may impact the surgical approach. Preoperative Planning Review of […]

May 6, 2023

Spinal Ependymoma – Is it Cancerous?

Definition: Spinal ependymoma is a type of tumor that arises from the ependymal cells lining the central canal of the spinal cord.  Occurrence: It is a rare type of tumor, accounting for approximately 3-6% of all spinal cord tumors.  Classification: Spinal ependymomas are typically considered benign or […]

May 4, 2023

Can Spinal Cord Ependymoma be Cured?

Can Spinal Cord Ependymoma be Cured? Definition: Spinal cord ependymoma is a type of tumor that originates from the ependymal cells in the spinal cord. Occurrence: Spinal cord ependymomas are relatively rare, accounting for approximately 40-60% of all spinal cord tumors in adults and about […]