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What is the surgery for chiari malformations like?
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In brief: Two types
There are two types- one for back and one for liver so please ask and let us know which one.

In brief: Two types
There are two types- one for back and one for liver so please ask and let us know which one.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. K.C. Brewington
Neurosurgery
In brief: Decompression
It involves an incision at the back of the base of the skull, removing the bone there (about 1x1 inches).
It may also involve removing part of the ring of the first cervical vertebra . Usually, the covering of the spinal cord and lower brain stem is opened and a graft is placed there to make more room..

In brief: Decompression
It involves an incision at the back of the base of the skull, removing the bone there (about 1x1 inches).
It may also involve removing part of the ring of the first cervical vertebra . Usually, the covering of the spinal cord and lower brain stem is opened and a graft is placed there to make more room..
Dr. K.C. Brewington
Dr. K.C. Brewington
Thank
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