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2021 Apr 23

J Neurosurg Pediatr

Imaging characteristics associated with surgery in Chiari malformation type I.


Alford EN, Atchley TJ, Leon TJ, Laskay NMB, Arynchyna AA, Smith BP, Aban I, Johnston JM, Blount JP, Rozzelle CJ, Oakes JW, Rocque BG
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Apr 23:1-9.
PMID: 33892468.


In Chiari malformation type I (CM-I), a variety of imaging findings have been purported to be important; however, results have been inconclusive, inconsistent, or not replicated in independent studies. The purpose of this study was to report imaging characteristics for a large cohort of patients with CM-I and identify the imaging findings associated with surgical decompression.