Letter to the Editor. Critical points for consideration on minimally invasive surgery decompression alternatives for craniocervical junction–related syringomyelia

Tao Fan MD, PhD
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  • Sanbo Brain Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Tao Fan: fant@ccmu.edu.cn.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online November 6, 2020; DOI: 10.3171/2020.7.SPINE201143.

Disclosures The author reports no conflict of interest.

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