Minimally Invasive Treatment for a Sacral Tarlov Cyst Through Tubular Retractors.

@article{CastilloCalcneo2017MinimallyIT,
  title={Minimally Invasive Treatment for a Sacral Tarlov Cyst Through Tubular Retractors.},
  author={Juan de Dios Del Castillo-Calc{\'a}neo and Rodrigo Navarro-Ramirez and Jonathan Pishoi Nakhla and Eliana Kim and Roger H{\"a}rtl},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={108},
  pages={993.e9-993.e11}
}
BACKGROUND Tarlov cysts (TC) are focal dilations of arachnoid and dura mater of the spinal posterior nerve root sheath that appear as cystic lesions of the nerve roots typically in the lower spine, especially in the sacrum, which can cause radicular symptoms when they increase in size and compress the nerve roots. Different open procedures have been… CONTINUE READING