Primary craniovertebral anomalies and the hindbrain herniation syndrome (Chiari I): data base analysis.

@article{Menezes1995PrimaryCA,
  title={Primary craniovertebral anomalies and the hindbrain herniation syndrome (Chiari I): data base analysis.},
  author={Arnold H. Menezes},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={260-9}
}
This prospective study analyzes 100 patients with Chiari malformation and primary craniovertebral junction (CVJ) anomalies (3-66 years). Neurodiagnostic investigations employed tomography, gas myelography, CT and CT myelography, and MRI. Factors considered were reducibility, mode of encroachment, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics and syringohydromyelia. Sixty-six patients with irreducible pathology underwent ventral or ventrolateral decompression and dorsal stabilization. Dorsal… CONTINUE READING

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