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    • Adult Chiari malformation and sleep apnoea 

      Botelho, R. V.; Bittencourt, LRA; Rotta, J. M.; Tufik, S. (Springer, 2005-07-01)
      Chiari malformation (CM) is primarily characterised by herniation of the cerebellar tonsils through the foramen magnum. Clinically, two main types of CM represent the vast majority of cases: type I (in adults) and type II ...
    • The effects of posterior fossa decompressive surgery in adult patients with Chiari malformation and sleep apnea Clinical article 

      Botelho, Ricardo Vieira [UNIFESP]; Azeredo Bittencourt, Lia Rita [UNIFESP]; Rotta, Jose Marcus; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Amer Assoc Neurological Surgeons, 2010-04-01)
      Object. One of the feared consequences of craniovertebral junction diseases is apnea. Although several cases of patients with central apnea have been described, obstructive sleep apnea has been identified as the most ...
    • A prospective controlled study of sleep respiratory events in patients with craniovertebral junction malformation 

      Botelho, R. V.; Bittencourt, LRA; Rotta, J. M.; Tufik, S. (Amer Assoc Neurological Surgeons, 2003-12-01)
      Object. Craniovertebral junction malformation (CVJM) or Chiari malformation in adults, with or without syringomyelia and basilar invagination, produces neuronal dysfunction of the brainstem, cerebellum, cranial nerves, and ...
    • Results of the treatment of syringomyelia associated with Chiari malformation: analysis of 60 cases 

      Arruda, José Arnaldo Motta de; Costa, Carlos Maurício de Castro; Tella Jr, Oswaldo Inácio de [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2004-06-01)
      We analyze the results of surgical treatment of 60 patients presenting syringomyelia (SM) associated with Chiari malformation (CM) who were operated in the period 1982-2000. For each case, analysis covered 15 signs and 16 ...
    • Young onset hemifacial spasm in patients with Chiari type I malformation 

      Felicio, Andre Carvalho [UNIFESP]; Godeiro, Clecio de [UNIFESP]; Borges, Vanderci [UNIFESP]; Azevedo Silva, Sonia Maria de [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Henrique Ballalai [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2008-01-01)
      Hemifacial spasm (HFS) resulting from Chiari type I malformation (CIM) is rare. We retrospectively evaluated five patients with CIM and HFS among a series of 103 subjects. the frequency of HFS associated to CIM was of ...