Symptomatic Chiari malformation in adults: a new classification based on magnetic resonance imaging with clinical and prognostic significance.

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Thirty-five consecutive adults with Chiari malformation and progressive symptoms underwent surgical treatment at a single institution over a 3-year period. All patients underwent magnetic resonance imaging scan before and after surgery. Images of the craniovertebral junction confirmed tonsillar herniation in all cases and allowed the definition of two… (More)

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@article{Pillay1991SymptomaticCM, title={Symptomatic Chiari malformation in adults: a new classification based on magnetic resonance imaging with clinical and prognostic significance.}, author={Pavitra Pillay and I A Awad and Jeanette R. Little and Judy Hahn}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={1991}, volume={28 5}, pages={639-45} }