Chiari I: Surgery

Comparison of clinical and radiographic outcomes for posterior fossa decompression with and without duraplasty for treatment of pediatric Chiari I malformation: a prospective study.
Jiang E, Sha S, Yuan X, Zhu W, Jiang J, Ni H, Liu Z, Qiu Y, Zhu Z.
World Neurosurg. 2017 Nov 10. pii: S1878-8750(17)31926-5.

The addition of duraplasty to posterior fossa decompression in the surgical treatment of pediatric Chiari malformation Type I: a systematic review and meta-analysis of surgical and performance outcomes.
Lu VM, Phan K, Crowley SP, Daniels DJ.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Nov;20(5):439-449.

Comparison of Three Different Cranio-Cervical Decompression Procedures in Children with Chiari Malformation Type I: Does the Surgical Technique Matter?
Gallo P, Sokol D, Kaliaperumal C, Kandasamy J.
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2017;52(5):289-297.

Comparison of Porcine and Bovine Collagen Dural Substitutes in Posterior Fossa Decompression for Chiari I Malformation in Adults.
Lee CK, Mokhtari T, Connolly ID, Li G, Shuer LM, Chang SD, Steinberg GK, Hayden Gephart M.
World Neurosurg. 2017 Dec;108:33-40.

Intracranial hypotension syndrome in a patient due to suboccipital craniectomy secondary to Chiari type malformation.
World J Clin Cases. 2013 Dec 16;1(9):295-7. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v1.i9.295.
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Surgical treatment of Chiari malformation with and without syringomyelia: experience with 177 adult patients.
J Neurosurg. 2012 Nov 23.

Surgical treatment of Chiari I malformation--analysis of intraoperative findings, complications, and outcome for 371 foramen magnum decompressions.
Neurosurgery. 2012 Aug;71(2):365-80; discussion 380.

Posterior fossa decompression and reconstruction in adolescents and adults with the Chiari I malformation.
Oró JJ, Mueller DM.
Neurol Res. 2011 Apr;33(3):261-71. doi: 10.1179/016164111X12962202723841. Review.

Surgical outcomes of foramen magnum decompression for syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation: relation between the location of the syrinx and body pain.
J Orthop Sci. 2010 May;15(3):299-304

Delamination technique together with longitudinal incisions for treatment of Chiari I/syringomyelia complex: a prospective clinical study.
Cerebrospinal Fluid Res. 2009 Jun 22;6:7.

Suboccipital decompression for Chiari I malformation: outcome comparison of duraplasty with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene dural substitute versus pericranial autograft.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Feb;25(2):183-90.

Chauvet D, Carpentier A, George B. 
Dura splitting decompression in Chiari type 1 malformation: clinical experience and radiological findings. Neurosurg Rev 2009; 32(4): 465-470

Perrini P, Rawlinson A, Cowie RA, King AT.
Acute external hydrocephalus complicating craniocervical decompression for syringomyelia-Chiari I complex: Case report and review of the literature.
Neurosurg Rev. 2008 Mar 1.

Hayhurst C, Richards O, Zaki H, Findlay G, Pigott TJ.
Hindbrain decompression for Chiari - syringomyelia complex: an outcome analysis comparing surgical techniques.
Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Feb;22(1):86-91.

Belen D, Er U, Gurses L, Yigitkanli K.
Delayed pseudomyelomeningocele: a rare complication after foramen magnum decompression for Chiari malformation.
Surg Neurol. 2008 Jan 18

Cerebrospinal fluid-related complications with autologous duraplasty and arachnoid sparing in type I Chiari malformation.
Hoffman CE, Souweidane MM.
Neurosurgery. 2008 Mar;62(3 Suppl 1):156-60; discussion 160-1.

Al-Otibi M, Jea A, Kulkarni AV.
Detection of important venous collaterals by computed tomography venogram in multisutural synostosis. Case report and review of the literature.
J Neurosurg. 2007 Dec;107(6 Suppl):508-10

Bejjani GK, Zabramski J; Durasis Study Group.
Safety and efficacy of the porcine small intestinal submucosa dural substitute: results of a prospective multicenter study and literature review.
J Neurosurg. 2007 Jun;106(6):1028-33. 

Extra-arachnoidal cranio-cervical decompression for syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation in adults: technique assessment.
Perrini P, Benedetto N, Tenenbaum R, Di Lorenzo N.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2007 Oct;149(10):1015-22; discussion 1022-3.

Blackburn SL, Smyth MD.
Hydrogel-induced cervicomedullary compression after posterior fossa decompression for Chiari malformation. Case report.
J Neurosurg. 2007 Apr;106(4 Suppl):302-4.

Caldarelli M, Novegno F, Vassimi L, Romani R, Tamburrini G, Di Rocco C.
The role of limited posterior fossa craniectomy in the surgical treatment of Chiari malformation Type I: experience with a pediatric series.
J Neurosurg. 2007 Mar;106(3 Suppl):187-95. 

Yeh DD, Koch B, Crone KR.
Intraoperative ultrasonography used to determine the extent of surgery necessary during posterior fossa decompression in children with Chiari malformation type I.
J Neurosurg. 2006 Jul;105(1Suppl):26-32. 

Limonadi FM, Selden NR.
Dura-splitting decompression of the craniocervical junction: reduced operative time, hospital stay, and cost with equivalent early outcome.
J Neurosurg. 2004 Nov;101(2 Suppl):184-8. 

Rosen DS, Wollman R, Frim DM.
Recurrence of symptoms after Chiari decompression and duraplasty with nonautologous graft material.
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2003 Apr;38(4):186-90. 

Milhorat TH, Bolognese PA.
Tailored operative technique for Chiari type I malformation using intraoperative color Doppler ultrasonography.
Milhorat TH, Bolognese PA.
Neurosurgery. 2003 Oct;53(4):899-905; discussion 905-6.