Morphometric analysis of foramen magnum dimensions and intracranial volume in pediatric Chiari I malformation

@article{Furtado2009MorphometricAO,
  title={Morphometric analysis of foramen magnum dimensions and intracranial volume in pediatric Chiari I malformation},
  author={S. Furtado and D. Thakre and P. Venkatesh and K. Reddy and A. Hegde},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2009},
  volume={152},
  pages={221-227}
}
PurposeForamen magnum dimensions and intracranial volume in Chiari I malformations in children were studied, and the statistical relationship between patient demographics, radiological features and foramen magnum morphometry was investigated.MethodsLinear measurements were used to calculate the intracranial volume using preoperative magnetic resonance images and computed tomogram images. The area of the foramen magnum was obtained independently using computer imaging software and a regression… Expand
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