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Chiari Malformation

The Chiari malformations were first described in 1891 by Hans Chiari, Austrian pathologist (1851-1916)


Chiari Malformation Type 0

Chiari Malformation Type 1

Chiari Malformation Type 1.5

Chiari Malformation Type 2

Chiari Malformation Type 3

Chiari Malformation Type 4


Intraoperative Ultrasound with measurement of CSF allows the proper selection of patients with chiari type 1 deformity that can have a less invasive surgery with bone decompression without duraplasty 1).

Brock RS, Taricco MA, de Oliveira MF, de Lima Oliveira M, Teixeira MJ, Bor-Seng-Shu E. Intra Operative Ultrasonography for Definition of Less Invasive Surgical Technique in Patients with Chiari Type I Malformation. World Neurosurg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S1878-8750(17)30152-3. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.02.003. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28192262.
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