Current treatment of Chiari malformations types I and II: A survey of the Pediatric Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

@article{Haines1991CurrentTO,
  title={Current treatment of Chiari malformations types I and II: A survey of the Pediatric Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.},
  author={Stephen J. Haines and Marvin Berger},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={353-7}
}
The membership of the Pediatric Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons was surveyed with regard to attitudes in current practice in the treatment of Chiari malformations Types I and II. Ninety-six of 152 (63%) valid questionnaires were returned. The median number of malformations treated yearly by the respondents was 3 for Type I and 6 for Type II. There was substantial agreement that surgery should not be carried out on asymptomatic patients and that surgery was indicated… CONTINUE READING

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