Surgical technique and outcome in cervical and thoracic myelomeningocoele surgery.

Abstract

Cervical and thoracic myelomeningocoeles differ from common lumbosacral myelomeningocoeles in many respects. We review the surgical technique and outcome achieved for a series of six infants who underwent surgery for cervical or thoracic myelomeningocoele. Five patients, who had intradural exploration and microsurgical untethering of the spinal cord, were… (More)

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