Letter to the Editor. The Chiari Severity Index and the role of external validation

Jacob K. Greenberg MD, MSCI and David D. Limbrick Jr. MD, PhD
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  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Jacob K. Greenberg: jacobgreenberg@wustl.edu.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online December 11, 2020; DOI: 10.3171/2020.9.PEDS20796.

Disclosures Dr. Limbrick: support of non–study-related clinical or research effort from Medtronic and Microbot Medical.

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