Publication

Sep 28, 2006

Microsurgical Resection of Brain Stem Ependymoma: 2-Dimensional Operative Video

Excerpt

The brainstem is a less-common location for ependymomas than the spinal cord where they are the most common adult intramedullary tumor. In this first video case report in the peer-reviewed literature, we demonstrate microsurgical resection of a medulla oblongata ependymoma. There are several case reports of medulla oblongata ependymomas and a few series of spinal cord ependymomas that included cases of ependymomas of the cervicomedullary....