About 80% of spinal tumours are metastatic (spread from some other region such as the breast, lungs, kidney etc). Surgical treatment to excise the tumour, decompress the canal and reconstruct the spine with modern inventory is indicated in unstable situations.
Pre-operative MRI demonstrating Tumour of Thoracic 10 (T-10) vertebral body causing cord compression
Pre-operative MRI showing destruction of C5 body causing spinal instability and cord compression
Pre-operative CT Scan displaying the degree of C5 body destruction and spinal instability
Post-operative CT Scan demonstrating adequate decompression & spinal reconstruction