When Is Duraplasty Required in the Surgical Treatment of Chiari Malformation Type I Based on Tonsillar Descending Grading Scale?

YILMAZ A., KANAT A. , MUSLUMAN A. M. , COLAK I., Terzi Y., KAYACI S. , ...More

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.75, no.2, pp.307-313, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2010.09.005
  • Title of Journal : WORLD NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.307-313
  • Keywords: Cerebellar tonsillar descent grading, Chiari malformation type I, Posterior fossa decompression duraplasty, POSTERIOR-FOSSA DECOMPRESSION, COMMUNICATING SYRINGOMYELIA, SUBOCCIPITAL DECOMPRESSION, MANAGEMENT, CHILDREN, HYDROMYELIA, ANOMALIES, SECTION


OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of duraplasty based on cerebellar tonsillar descent (CTD) grade in the surgical treatment of Chiari malformation type I (CM-I).