Foraminal syringomyelia: Suggestion for a grading system

@article{Versari1993ForaminalSS,
  title={Foraminal syringomyelia: Suggestion for a grading system},
  author={P. P. Versari and Giuseppe D'Aliberti and Giuseppe Talamonti and Massimo Collice},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={1993},
  volume={125},
  pages={97-104}
}
The standard treatment of foraminal syringomyelia includes foramen magnum decompression and duraplasty. Improvement or stabilization of the disease are achieved in most of cases. However, at least one third of patients are reported to receive little or no benefit. In this paper we retrospectively reviewed a series of 40 consecutive foramen magnum decompressions in order to identify the possible pre-operative outcome predictors. Based on clinical evolution, neurological impairment and… CONTINUE READING

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