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Institutional experience with 500 cases of surgically treated pediatric Chiari malformation Type I.
OBJECT The diagnosis and treatment of Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) has evolved over the last few decades. The authors present their surgical experience of over 2 decades of treating children… Expand
The pediatric Chiari I malformation: a review
BackgroundBoth the diagnosis and treatment regimens for the Chiari I malformation (CIM) are varied and controversial. The present paper analyzes the literature regarding this form of hindbrain… Expand
Facial asymmetry in young healthy subjects evaluated by statistical shape analysis
Statistical shape analysis, a relatively a new method for biological research, compares body forms by using specific landmarks determined by anatomical prominences. In this study, we aimed to… Expand
Surgical experience in 130 pediatric patients with Chiari I malformations.
OBJECT The aim of this study was to present the long-term findings of a surgical series of pediatric patients with Chiari I malformations. METHODS One hundred thirty symptomatic pediatric patients… Expand
Myocardial bridges: A review
Much has been written regarding the potential clinical significance of myocardial bridges. As such bridging is often seen in normal individuals, it is clear that not all arteries bridged by… Expand
Hypertonic saline for treating raised intracranial pressure: literature review with meta-analysis.
OBJECT Currently, mannitol is the recommended first choice for a hyperosmolar agent for use in patients with elevated intracranial pressure (ICP). Some authors have argued that hypertonic saline… Expand
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome and its associated gastrointestinal implications
- N. Mathenge, Stephen Osiro, Iliana I Rodriguez, Christian Salib, R. Tubbs, M. Loukas
- Clinical anatomy
- 1 November 2014
The superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is a rare but potentially life‐threatening gastrointestinal condition. Over the years, it has been referenced by several names, the most common of which… Expand
Complications of chronic vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy in children.
OBJECT The aim of this study was to define better the incidence of surgical complications and untoward side effects of chronic vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) in a population of children with medically… Expand
Landmarks for the identification of the cutaneous nerves of the occiput and nuchal regions
Although surgical procedures are often performed over the posterior head and neck, surgical landmarks for avoiding the cutaneous nerves in this region are surprisingly lacking in the literature.… Expand