Management of Complex Tethered Cord in Transitional and Adult Patients: Spinal Cord Shortening, Spinal Cord Stimulation, or Repeat Intradural Repair?

Neurosurgeon Nicholas Theodore recaps his presentation on vertebral column shortening for tethered cord syndrome that he gave at the 2022 Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He shared a novel approach — removal of a vertebral body — which offers patients an alternative to treat this vexing problem.

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Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Nicholas Theodore, MD, MS

Nicholas Theodore, MD, MS

Director, Neurosurgical Spine Center

Expertise: Chiari Malformations, Degenerative Spine Disease, Neurosurgery, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Trauma

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