• During the last 50 years the Chiari malformations in both children and adult populations have been the topic of much controversy in the literature. Nowadays, the increased use of magnetic resonance imaging has shown that Chiari malformations may be much more common than previously believed. Nevertheless, the optimal choice of the surgical intervention itself is even more controversial, ranging from craniovertebral decompression alone to posterior cranial fossa decompression with duraplasty and cerebellar tonsillar resection.
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    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9783030448615
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