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2021 Feb 08

J Neurosurg Case Lessons



Chiari malformation type 1: are we doing less with more? Illustrative case.


Talamonti G, Ferrari E, D'Aliberti G
J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2021 Feb 08; 1(6):CASE20145.
PMID: 36045936.


Classic treatment of Chiari malformation type 1 consists of foramen magnum decompression. Selected patients may require occipitocervical fixation, transoral odontoidectomy, tonsillectomy, and so forth. Treatment standardization does not yet exist, and some patients risk being overtreated.