•Gross total removal has a pivotal role in surgical treatment of intradural spinal tumors.•Sodium fluorescein prevents vascular injuries also preserving pial vessels in posterior myelotomy.•Fluorescence before the durotomy helps to distinguishing tumor from healthy tissue in intradural lesions.•Intraoperative fluorescence is safe and effective, also preserving functional anatomy in tumor removal.

Fluorescein-guided surgery for intradural spinal tumors: A single-center experience

Cardali, Salvatore Massimiliano;Ricciardo, Giuseppe;Garufi, Giada;Raffa, Giovanni
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Germanò, Antonino
2022-01-01

Abstract

•Gross total removal has a pivotal role in surgical treatment of intradural spinal tumors.•Sodium fluorescein prevents vascular injuries also preserving pial vessels in posterior myelotomy.•Fluorescence before the durotomy helps to distinguishing tumor from healthy tissue in intradural lesions.•Intraoperative fluorescence is safe and effective, also preserving functional anatomy in tumor removal.
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