'Syringomyelia and Hindbrain Hernia' provides an up-to-date account of the present state of understanding of syringomyelia and releated disorders. Although a relatively rare clinical entity, this topic continues to fascinate neurosurgeons, neurologists and other specialists. Modern imaging technologies permit an accurate diagnosis to be made at an early state in most cases. This reference monograph also addresses new challenges, such as the appropriate management of the increasing number of apparently idiopathic syrinx cavaties that are detected. It discusses controversies in current practice and provides direction for future research. An important reference monograph for experts in this field and for specialists in the various related disciplines.