Spinal dysraphism controversies: AIIMS experiences and contribution

  title={Spinal dysraphism controversies: AIIMS experiences and contribution},
  author={Ashok Kumar Mahapatra and Dong Pang and Nl Dorward and Jh Seatliff and Reid Hayward and Dinesh Kumar Gupta and Mk Kasliwal and Deepak Agrawal and Ak Mahaptra and Sukumar Dwarkanath and Amrita Suri and Vs Mehta and Fu Ahmad and M. C. Sharma and Vinay Gupta and A Tunguria and Aseem Srivasatava and Priya Garg and Sk Kalra and Angie Oviedo and Hs Kang and Kc Wang and Km Kim and Sk Kim and Bk Cho and Shahzeb Hasan Ansari and F Nejt and S Yazdari and M Dadmer and Proctor and Scott and Hiroshi Arai and Kojiro Sato and Osamu Okuda and Masako Miyajima and Makoto Hishii and Hajime Nakanishi and Anjuli Jindal and Deepti Agarwal and Guru Dutta Satyarthee and Aur{\'e}lie Pierre and M. Zerah and Daominique Renier and G Clinalli and Ph Champman and Abhaya V Kulkarni and Shona Sinha and Ps Chandra and Rabah Kamal and Anuj Khandelwal and Vaibhav Tandon and Fu Ahmed and Bs Sharma and Peter Chapman and Pe Stieg and Suma Magge and Pen Barnes and Mel B. Feany and Izumi Koyanagi and Yumiko Iwasaki and Kenzo Hida and Hajime Abe and Toyohiko Isu and Minoru Akino and Mio Yoshino and Takuya Murakami and Tk Maiti and Di Bhat and Bi Devi and S Sampath and Anandi Mahadevan and S. K. Shankar and Vidya Naik and Venothan Suri and Shenaz Ahmed and Kanupriya Garg},
A large series of split cord malformation (SCM). Over the last 22 years, we have operated more than 1500 patients of SD, of which over 450 are (SCM), and 300 are with various lipomatus malformations. About 55% type II and 45% type I SCM. A separate sub-classification of type I SCM (a,b,c and d), is presented which alter the surgical approach and influence the results. Overall improvement following surgery in patients with SCM was observed in 94%. Fifty percent patients improved and 44% remained… CONTINUE READING