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20-MAY-2006 HANIN ALI BTAH 10 YEARS TETHERED CORD SYNDROME Part
With the aid of electrophysiological monitoring and microscopic
facilities, all the neural elements were identified and the spinal
cord at its attachment to the most caudal point of the cul-de-sac,
immediately after giving the last roots from both sides, it was
detached from the dura, after what it jumped 10 mm above the level.
Further neurolysis and bisecting the tethering secondary bands, it
could achieve further 10 mm after what the inverted root direction
regained relaxed normal course.
Water-tight closure of the dura.
Smooth postoperative recovery.
For theoretical data concerning tethered cord syndrome,