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Can deep brain stimulation fix my syringomyelia?
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Dr. Jerome Lisk
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: DBS & Syrinx
No. DBS can not treat Syringomyelia (Syrinx).
A Syrinx is a structural defect in the spinal cord. DBS treats disorders such as Parkinson disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia that deal with neurotransmitter deficits and incorrect signaling of neurons.

In brief: DBS & Syrinx
No. DBS can not treat Syringomyelia (Syrinx).
A Syrinx is a structural defect in the spinal cord. DBS treats disorders such as Parkinson disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia that deal with neurotransmitter deficits and incorrect signaling of neurons.
Dr. Jerome Lisk
Dr. Jerome Lisk
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Dr. Nader Pouratian
Neurosurgery
In brief: No
Syringomyelia is due to a problem either at the base of the skull or in the spine itself.
Deep brain stimulation cannot address these issues.

In brief: No
Syringomyelia is due to a problem either at the base of the skull or in the spine itself.
Deep brain stimulation cannot address these issues.
Dr. Nader Pouratian
Dr. Nader Pouratian
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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery
In brief: No
There is no connection between the two.

In brief: No
There is no connection between the two.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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