Chiari malformation type III and results of surgery: a clinical study: report of eight surgically treated cases and review of the literature.

@article{Iik2009ChiariMT,
  title={Chiari malformation type III and results of surgery: a clinical study: report of eight surgically treated cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Nejat Işik and Ilhan Elmaci and G{\"o}kalp Silav and M. Kemal Celik and Mufit Kalelioglu},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={19-28}
}
BACKGROUND The characteristics of Chiari malformation type III and its treatment are evaluated in this study. Radiological and surgical findings were correlated and the benefits of the therapy are discussed. METHODS Eight patients (6 males, 2 females) with Chiari malformation type III were studied. All patients underwent surgery to remove encephalocele along with neural tissue and to repair the dura and the skin. Associated pathologies such as hydrocephalus, tethered cord syndrome and… CONTINUE READING

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