Kondo, T. et al., “Intraoperative Radiotherapy Combined with Posterior Decompression and Stabilization for Non-Ambulatory Paralytic Patients due to Spinal Metastasis.” (2008)

Treatment Use

Electron IORT

Cancer Indication

Spinal Metastases

Number of Patients



IORT for spinal cord compression caused by metastatic spinal tumors achieved a good post-operative ambulatory rate (80%) regardless of the cancer type or presence or absence of previous EBRT, thereby revealing its usefulness.

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