Vertebral involvement is no longer a contraindication for resection of superior sulcus tumors. We describe a patient who developed a kyphoscoliosis with spinal cord compression after resection of a superior sulcus tumor that invaded the vertebral column. Risk factors for spinal instability and indications for stabilization are discussed.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Annals of Thoracic Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - Sept 2012|