World Neurosurgery: X 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.wnsx.2018.100004 View full text
Yasuhiro Takeshima, Ryosuke Matsuda, Fumihiko Nishimura, Ichiro Nakagawa, Yasushi Motoyama, Young-Soo Park, Hiroyuki Nakase

Abstract: Objective There are several material options for duraplasty in surgery for foramen magnum decompression (FMD). We retrospectively analyzed surgical results and the impact of sequential alteration of posterior fossa (PF) size in patients with Chiari malformation type 1 after duraplasty using local fascia. Methods The patients with Chiari malformation type 1 who underwent FMD with duraplasty using local fascia at our institution between 2004 and 2015 were included in the …

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