Epidemiology and Demographics for Primary Vertebral Tumors

John H. Chi, Ali Bydon, Patrick Hsieh, Tim Witham, Jean Paul Wolinsky, Ziya L. Gokaslan

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article


The vertebral column is the most common osseous site for secondary malignancy. Conversely, primary tumors of the vertebral column are relatively rare, comprising only 10% or less of all tumors to the spine. This article outlines benign and malignant tumors of the spine in children and adults.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalNeurosurgery clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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