Table 1: Demographic and clinical characteristics of  18 patients with spinal cord tanycytic ependymoma cases.

AuthorSexAge (years)Affected levelLocationTreatmentPrognosis

Friede and Pollak, 1978 [1]F38C6-T3IntraduralSTRUnknown
F46T7-L2IntraduralUnknownUnknown
M45C1-T1IntraduralUnknownUnknown
M17C1-C3IntraduralUnknownUnknown
F36C1-C6IntraduralPRRecurrence
F35T10-T11UnknownUnknownUnknown

Spaar et al., 1986 [15]F52T6-T7IntraduralGTRDeath due to post-operative complication

Langford and Barré, 1997 [4]M32CIntraduralGTRNo recurrence (2 yr)

Kawano et al., 2001 [9]M45T3-T4IntraduralGTRNo recurrence (9 yr)
F36C3-C6IntraduralUnknownNo recurrence (9 yr)
F55C7-T2IntraduralUnknownNo recurrence (2 yr)

Kobata et al., 2001 [16]M30T6-T11ExtraduralSTRNo regrowth (2 yr)

Ueki et al., 2001 [17]F13C7-T2IntraduralGTRUnknown

Dvoracek and Kirby, 2001 [3]F31L5-S1IntraduralSTRNo regrowth (8 months)

Boccardo et al., 2003 [18]F39C5-C6IntraduralGTRNo recurrence (2 yr)

Sato et al., 2005 [11]M58C2-C4IntraduralSTRNo recurrence (2 yr)

Ishihama et al., 2011 [8]F40T10-T11ExtraduralGTRNo recurrence (16 months)

This paperM50C3-C5IntraduralGTRNo recurrence (16 months)

GTR: gross total resection; STR: subtotal resection; PR: partial resection.