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06.12.2019 | Letter to the Editor (by Invitation) - Spine - Other

Authors reply: Letter to editor regarding “Management of perineural (Tarlov) cysts: a population-based cohort study and algorithm for the selection of surgical candidates”

verfasst von: Alexander Fletcher-Sandersjöö, Erik Edström, Adrian Elmi-Terander

Erschienen in: Acta Neurochirurgica

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We thank Sharma and Boakye for their comments regarding our study on the management of perineural (Tarlov) cysts. This cohort study showed that microsurgical cyst fenestration was an effective treatment option in patients with perineural cysts. An algorithm for the selection of surgical candidates was proposed, with the decision to offer surgery based on temporary clinical improvement following percutaneous cyst aspiration [3]. …
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Metadaten
Titel
Authors reply: Letter to editor regarding “Management of perineural (Tarlov) cysts: a population-based cohort study and algorithm for the selection of surgical candidates”
verfasst von
Alexander Fletcher-Sandersjöö
Erik Edström
Adrian Elmi-Terander
Publikationsdatum
06.12.2019
Verlag
Springer Vienna
Erschienen in
Acta Neurochirurgica
Print ISSN: 0001-6268
Elektronische ISSN: 0942-0940
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00701-019-04125-7

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