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Stabilisation of the spine affected by malignancy.
  1. J Miles,
  2. A J Banks,
  3. E Dervin,
  4. Z Noori


    A technique for securely stabilising the spine affected by malignancy has been developed. It provides excellent pain relief and some improvement of neurological deficit, and allows of laminectomy and radiotherapy. Although the technique is relatively simple, and the materials used are commonplace and inexpensive, it needs to be learnt which may mean that surgery for spinal malignancy will need the service of a trained surgeon, rather than that of an initiate.

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