Classification of symptomatic Chiari I malformation to guide surgical strategy.

@article{Shamji2010ClassificationOS,
  title={Classification of symptomatic Chiari I malformation to guide surgical strategy.},
  author={Mohammed F Shamji and Enrique C. G. Ventureyra and Benedicto C. Baronia and M. Anestasia Nzau and Michael Vassilyadi},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={
          482-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Treatment options for Chiari I malformations include posterior fossa decompression (PFD) with additional techniques including laminectomy, intradural exploration, and duraplasty. Neuroimaging findings of cisterna magna volume, syringomyelia, and intraoperative ultrasonography may tailor surgical intervention. METHODS We developed an algorithm classifying symptomatic Chiari I patients into three groups to define minimum operation. Without syringomyelia, the presence of cisterna… CONTINUE READING
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