Dural Tail Sign in the Resection of Ventral Foramen Magnum Meningiomas via a Far Lateral Approach: Surgical Implications.

@article{Wu2015DuralTS,
  title={Dural Tail Sign in the Resection of Ventral Foramen Magnum Meningiomas via a Far Lateral Approach: Surgical Implications.},
  author={Bo Wu and Shang-hang Shen and Long-yi Chen and Wei-dong Liu},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={1402-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the implications of dural tail sign (DTS) in the tailored far lateral approach for resection of ventral foramen magnum meningiomas (FMMs). METHODS Clinical data for 16 patients treated surgically for ventral FMMs over 5 years were reviewed retrospectively. RESULTS The DTS was positive in 11 cases (68.8%) and negative in 5 cases… CONTINUE READING