Intraoperative ultrasonography used to determine the extent of surgery necessary during posterior fossa decompression in children with Chiari malformation type I.

@article{Yeh2006IntraoperativeUU,
  title={Intraoperative ultrasonography used to determine the extent of surgery necessary during posterior fossa decompression in children with Chiari malformation type I.},
  author={David D. Yeh and Bernadette Koch and Kerry R. Crone},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={105 1 Suppl},
  pages={26-32}
}
OBJECT In this retrospective analysis, the authors report a prospective study in which intraoperative ultrasonography was used to determine the extent of surgery necessary during posterior fossa decompression surgery for Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) in children. METHODS Between 1995 and 2003, posterior fossa decompression was performed in 149 patients (mean 5.9 years of age, range 9 months-18 years of age) with CM-I. Of these, 130 underwent intraoperative ultrasonographic evaluation of… CONTINUE READING