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Hydrodynamic Study of Syringomyelia by MRI and Intraoperative Ultrasonography

  • Kouzo Moritake
  • Mikio Takaya
  • Jun Minamikawa
  • Masatsune Ishikawa
  • Haruhiko Kikuchi
  • Shunsuke Minami

Abstract

Syringomyelic cavities were studied with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in eleven patients with special reference to the hemodynamic contribution to the pathogenesis of syringomyelia. They were also studied intraoperatively with ultrasonography (USG) in five patients.

Key words

Syringomyelia Pathogenesis MRI Ultrasonography Chiari malformation 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kouzo Moritake
    • 1
  • Mikio Takaya
    • 1
  • Jun Minamikawa
    • 1
  • Masatsune Ishikawa
    • 1
  • Haruhiko Kikuchi
    • 1
  • Shunsuke Minami
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryKyoto University School of MedicineKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of NeuroradiologyKyoto University School of MedicineKyotoJapan

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