Tag: Surgical treatment

Management of symptomatic sacral perineural cysts

Jianqiang Xu, Yongdong Sun, Xin Huang, Wenzhong Luan Department of Neurosurgery, General Hospital of Fengfeng Group, Handan, China. PMID: 22768183 PMCID: PMC3386964 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039958 Abstract Background: There has been no consensus on the optimal treatment of symptomatic sacral perineural cysts. Most previous reports concerning the management methods were either sporadic case reports or a series […]

Percutaneous Spinal Endoscopic Treatment of Symptomatic Sacral Tarlov Cysts

Zuowei Wang, Fengzeng Jian, Zan Chen, Hao Wu, Xingwen Wang, Wanru Duan, Kai Wang, Jian Guan 2, Zhenlei Liu Department of Neurosurgery, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Neurospine Center, China International Neuroscience Institute, Beijing, China. PMID: 34775092 DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.11.019 Abstract Objective: To examine the surgical procedure for and the clinical efficacy of using spinal endoscopy […]

Treatment of 213 Patients with Symptomatic Tarlov Cysts by CT-Guided Percutaneous Injection of Fibrin Sealant

K Murphy, A L Oaklander, G Elias, S Kathuria, D M Long Department of Radiology (K.M., G.E.), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Departments of Neurology (A.L.O.) Pathology (Neuropathology) (A.L.O.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. From the Department of Radiology (K.M., G.E.), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Russell H Morgan Department […]

Tarlov cysts: a study of 10 cases with review of the literature

J M Voyadzis , P Bhargava, F C Henderson Department of Neurosurgery and Pathology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA. PMID: 11453427 DOI: 10.3171/spi.2001.95.1.0025 Abstract Object: Tarlov or perineurial cysts are lesions of the nerve root most often found in the sacral region. Although there is agreement that asymptomatic Tarlov cysts should be followed, […]

Balloon-Assisted Fistula Sealing Procedure for Symptomatic Tarlov Cysts

Xuesheng Zheng, Shiting Li, Hansong Sheng, Baohui Feng, Nu Zhang, Chaoran Xie Department of Neurosurgery, Xinhua Hospital, Affiliated to Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, Zhejiang, People’s Republic of China PMID: 26802871 DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.01.016 Abstract Objective: Tarlov cyst is an abnormal expansion of the spinal nerve sleeve, and it communicates with the subarachnoid cavity […]

Management of Symptomatic Tarlov Cysts: A Retrospective Observational Study

Wei Jiang, Zhenming Hu, Jie Hao Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, 1 Youyi Rd, Chongqing 400016, China. PMID: 28727710 Abstract Background: Symptomatic Tarlov cysts are a common cause of chronic pain. Many methods have been reported to treat this disease, with variable results. Most previous reports concerning the […]

Microsurgical treatment of symptomatic sacral perineurial cysts

Dongsheng Guo, Kai Shu, Rudong Chen, Changshu Ke, Yanchang Zhu, Ting Lei Department of Neurosurgery, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. PMID: 17538380 DOI: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000255457.12978.78 Abstract Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the microsurgical results of symptomatic sacral perineurial cysts of 11 patients and to […]

Effectiveness of Surgical Treatment for Tarlov Cysts: A Systematic Review of Published Literature

Laura E Dowsett, Fiona Clement, Stephanie Coward, Diane L Lorenzetti, Tom Noseworthy, Laura Sevick, And Eldon Spackman Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary. O’Brien Institute for Public Health, Calgary. Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB, Canada. PMID: 28902742 DOI: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000582 Abstract Of background data: In the general population, it has been estimated that […]

A systematic comparative outcome analysis of surgical versus percutaneous techniques in the management of symptomatic sacral perineural (Tarlov) cysts: a meta-analysis

Mayur Sharma, Pooja SirDeshpande, Beatrice Ugiliweneza, Nicholas Dietz, Maxwell Boakye Department of Neurosurgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky Abstract OBJECTIVE: Symptomatic perineural or Tarlov cysts (TCs) are a rare cause of chronic low-back pain. Given the rarity of the disease, there is no literature consensus regarding the optimal management of these cysts. METHODS: The authors […]

Giant Tarlov Cysts with Rare Pelvic Extension: Report of 3 Cases and Literature Review

Hanshuo Zhu, Lin Shen, Zheng Chen, Min Yang, Xuesheng Zheng Department of Neurosurgery, XinHua Hospital, Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China. Abstract Background: Giant presacral Tarlov cysts (TCs) with pelvic extension are extremely rare and have many special features that differ from normal TCs in examination, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment. We report 3 […]