The Surgical Treatment of Syringomyelia

  • J. Hankinson
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 5)


Syringomyelia is one of the progressive, incurable neurological diseases for which, in recent years, surgery has been able to offer new therapeutic possibilities. Barnett (1973) classifies the varieties of the condition on an aetiological basis as follows.


Posterior Fossa Subarachnoid Space Fourth Ventricle Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Central Canal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hankinson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Newcastle upon TyneNeurosurgeon to the Regional Neurological Centre and Royal Victoria InfirmaryNewcastle upon TyneEngland

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