Clinical Outcome Measures in Chiari I Malformation.


Journal Article (Review)

Chiari malformation type 1 (CM-I) is a common and often debilitating neurologic disease. Reliable evaluation of treatments has been hampered by inconsistent use of clinical outcome measures. A variety of outcome measurement tools are available, although few have been validated in CM-I. The recent development of the Chicago Chiari Outcome Scale and the Chiari Symptom Profile provides CM-I-specific instruments to measure outcomes in adults and children, although validation and refinement may be necessary.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yarbrough, CK; Greenberg, JK; Park, TS

Published Date

  • October 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 533 - 541

PubMed ID

  • 26408063

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26408063

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1349

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States