Surgical prognosis in hindbrain related syringomyelia.

@article{Asgari2003SurgicalPI,
  title={Surgical prognosis in hindbrain related syringomyelia.},
  author={Siamak Asgari and Tobias Engelhorn and M Bschor and Ibrahim Erol Sandalcioglu and Dietmar Stolke},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 1},
  pages={12-21}
}
OBJECTIVES The recommended operative treatment against hindbrain related syringomyelia is suboccipital decompression. The aim of the study was to define prognostic factors for surgical outcome in this disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1990 and 1997, 31 patients with hindbrain related syringomyelia were treated. All patients underwent craniovertebral decompression by suboccipital craniectomy and laminectomy of C1 or C1 and C2, respectively. Additionally, in nearly half of the cases, the… CONTINUE READING

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