NEW CHIARI STUDY: Outcomes After Suboccipital Decompression Without Dural Opening in Children With Chiari I

Fri, 05/15/2015

This study was published on May 1 and comes from Columbia University in New York and Pittsburgh University. They reviewed 156 pediatric patients where posterior fossa decompression surgery was performed from 2003-2013 without opening the dura (the tough membrane that covers the brain in the affected area). The researchers feel that a non-dural opening approach avoids major complications. To read MORE, please CLICK HERE