Conception and design: Ladner, Dewan, Day, Tomycz, Wellons. Acquisition of data: Ladner, Dewan, Day. Analysis and interpretation of data: Ladner, Dewan, Day, Shannon, Tomycz, Wellons. Drafting the article: Ladner, Dewan, Day, Shannon, Wellons. Critically revising the article: Ladner, Dewan, Day, Shannon, Tomycz, Wellons. Reviewed submitted version of manuscript: all authors. Approved the final version of the manuscript on behalf of all authors: Ladner. Statistical analysis: Ladner, Shannon. Administrative/technical/material support: Shannon, Wellons. Study supervision: Shannon, Tomycz, Tulipan, Wellons.
A portion of the findings herein were previously presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery on December 3, 2013, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A related publication regarding the pB–C2 line and neurosurgical outcomes in the same patient cohort has been previously published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics; however, the scope and discussion are substantially different.
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