Syringomyelia treated with a nonvalved syringoperitoneal shunt: a follow-up study.

@article{LundJohansen1997SyringomyeliaTW,
  title={Syringomyelia treated with a nonvalved syringoperitoneal shunt: a follow-up study.},
  author={Morten Lund-Johansen and Knut Wester},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={858-64; discussion 864-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Eighteen patients with syringomyelia received nonvalved syringoperitoneal shunts during the years 1987 through 1996. In 15 cases, the fistulae were multicompartmental, either separated by segments of normal cord or septated. METHOD Even in the multicystic cases, only one syringeal catheter was introduced, usually into the caudalmost cavity… CONTINUE READING