Surgical resection of intramedullary spinal cord cavernous malformations: delayed complications, long-term outcomes, and association with cryptic venous malformations.

@article{Vishteh1997SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical resection of intramedullary spinal cord cavernous malformations: delayed complications, long-term outcomes, and association with cryptic venous malformations.},
  author={A. Giancarlo Vishteh and Suresh K. Sankhla and John A. Anson and Joseph M. Zabramski and Robert F. Spetzler},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={1094-100; discussion 1100-1}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine outcomes and delayed complications after the surgical resection of intramedullary spinal cord (IMSC) cavernous malformations. The association of these lesions with cryptic intraparenchymal venous malformations at surgery also was analyzed. METHODS The records of 17 patients who underwent resection of their histologically verified IMSC cavernous malformations were analyzed. There were nine female and eight male patients (mean age, 40.1 yr). The locations of the cavernous… CONTINUE READING

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