Surgery in adults with tethered cord syndrome: outcome study with independent clinical review.

@article{Leeuwen2001SurgeryIA,
  title={Surgery in adults with tethered cord syndrome: outcome study with independent clinical review.},
  author={Roeland B van Leeuwen and Nicolette Claudia Notermans and William P Vandertop},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={94 2 Suppl},
  pages={
          205-9
        }
}
OBJECT The authors conducted a study to evaluate the risks and short-term benefits of surgical treatment for tethered cord syndrome (TCS) in patients older than 18 years of age. METHODS The authors studied a series of 57 consecutive adult patients with TCS of varying origins. Patients were examined by the same neurologist in a standardized fashion before and after surgery, and most were followed for at least 2 years postoperatively. Patient age ranged from 19 to 75 years. The mean age at… CONTINUE READING

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