Tethered cord syndrome in adults.

  title={Tethered cord syndrome in adults.},
  author={J{\"o}rg Klekamp},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  volume={15 3},
OBJECT The treatment of tethered cord syndromes in adults is discussed regarding the natural history and surgical indications. The author analyzes data obtained in patients who were diagnosed with a tethered cord in adulthood and either underwent surgical or conservative therapy between 1991 and 2009. METHODS Since 1991, data obtained in 2515 patients with spinal cord pathologies were entered into the spinal cord database, and prospective follow-up was performed through outpatient visits and… CONTINUE READING