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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 ...
    • 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 ...