Idiopathic thoracic spinal cord herniation: report of 10 patients and description of surgical approach.

@article{Batzdorf2012IdiopathicTS,
  title={Idiopathic thoracic spinal cord herniation: report of 10 patients and description of surgical approach.},
  author={Ulrich Batzdorf and Langston T. Holly},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={157-62}
}
STUDY DESIGN Ten patients with idiopathic spinal cord herniation were treated surgically to reduce the herniation. In 9 patients, a sling was passed between the spinal cord and the anterior dural hiatus. The results were analyzed with respect to the neurological symptoms and imaging. OBJECTIVE The study calls attention to an unusual condition with similar clinical presentation and characteristic imaging findings in the hope of improving early recognition and treatment. We present the outcome… CONTINUE READING
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