Madhavi Thakur

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Results Of the 4 YDL repairs 2 failed completely and did not improve the resistance at all. In 1 case the increase in resistance was very high and in one it was optimal. In all the 3 sling cases there was very good response in the short term (up to 1–2 years post-operatively) but later they were back to their original leak point pressures. There was also a(More)
Materials and outcome A 6-month old girl with a huge Meningomyelocele (20 cms × 15 cms) with a wide dural defect of almost similar dimensions recently underwent a successful back closure using a large dural graft and Fibrin glue. The entire interesting case history, the exact surgical details, the complications and the eventual successful outcome are(More)
Background The surgical approach to primary 'back-closure' of meningomyeloceles differs, based on which specialist performs the closure. If the Neurosurgeons tend to be a bit overaggressive and perform more laminectomies than seems necessary, the Pediatric surgeons can be over cautious and tend to sometimes leave the intraspinal abnormality unattended. We(More)
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