Recommended Reading for Spina Bifida Occulta and Tethered Cord Syndrome in Children

  • Cohrane, DG: Occult Spinal Dysraphism in Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery. New York, NY: Albright Pollack, Thieme Medical Publishers, 2008. pp 367-393.
  • Garceau, GJ: The Filum Terminal Syndrome (the cord traction syndrome). J Bone and Joint Surgery Am, 711-716, 1953.
  • Gilmore RL, Walsh J: The clinical neurophysiology of tethered cord syndrome and other dysraphic syndromes, in Yamada S (ed): Tethered Cord Syndrome. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 167-182, 1996.
  • Hoffman, HJ, Hendrick EB, Humphreys RP: The Tethered Spinal Cord: It’s Protean Manifestations, diagnosis, and surgical Correction. Child’s Brain, 145-155, 1976.
  • McLone DG, La Marca F: The tethered spinal cord: diagnosis, significance and management. Semin Pediatric Neurol 4:192-208, 1997.
  • Yamada S, Iacono RP, Andrade T, Mandybur G, Yamada BS: Pathophysiology of tethered cord syndrome. Neurosurg Clin N Am 6:311-323, 1995.