Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Preoperative radiotherapy should not be carried out on patients with metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) if surgery is planned.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Preoperative radiotherapy should not be carried out on patients with metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) if surgery is planned.
Interventions:
preoperative radiotherapy

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Metastatic spinal cord compression (CG75)
Published date:
November 2008
Paragraph number:
1.5.5.4
Page number:
24

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