Vertebral hemangiomas with cord compression: the role of embolization in five cases

Surg Neurol. 1990 Sep;34(3):164-8. doi: 10.1016/0090-3019(90)90067-y.


Five new cases of vertebral hemangioma with cord compression are reported. The role of preoperative selective angiography with embolization in the management of these lesions is discussed in the light of the most important literature on this topic.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Embolization, Therapeutic*
  • Female
  • Hemangioma / complications
  • Hemangioma / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Spinal Cord Compression / etiology*
  • Spinal Neoplasms / complications
  • Spinal Neoplasms / therapy*