Children with tethered cord syndrome of different etiology benefit from microsurgery—a single institution experience

@article{Stavrinou2010ChildrenWT,
  title={Children with tethered cord syndrome of different etiology benefit from microsurgery—a single institution experience},
  author={Pantelis Stavrinou and Mathias Kunz and Markus Lehner and Alfred Heger and Wolfgang M{\"u}ller-Felber and J. -C. Tonn and Aurelia Peraud},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2010},
  volume={27},
  pages={803-810}
}
The term “tethered cord syndrome” (TCS) illustrates, according to the literature, both a separate diagnosis, as well as a combination of symptoms in the context of dysraphic conditions. The common denominator is the increased tension and abnormal stretching of the spinal cord, caused by tissue attachments that limit its movement in the spinal canal. In light of the fact that no real data exists regarding the management of these patients, the purpose of this single institutional study is to… CONTINUE READING

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