Oncological Principles for Excision of Primary Spinal Tumors.
Enneking examined the mechanism of local spread of primary bone and soft tissue tumors of the extremities and proposed the concept of compartmentalization and anatomic barrier. Based on this concept, he classified t surgical margins of tumor excisions into intracapsular, marginal, wide, and radical. A radical margin means that the lesion and the compartment (s) which it involved have been ... Read more