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How long is the recovery period after the surgery to fix a chiari malformation?
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Dr. Robert Spetzler
Neurosurgery
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In brief: 7 days
The in-hospital stay after a decompression is anywhere from 1-5 days.
The patient may need a period of up to 1 month to be 100%. Most do quite well with 7-10 days of rest before resuming most activities.

In brief: 7 days
The in-hospital stay after a decompression is anywhere from 1-5 days.
The patient may need a period of up to 1 month to be 100%. Most do quite well with 7-10 days of rest before resuming most activities.
Dr. Robert Spetzler
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Several days
Hospitalization should be only several days.
After the hospitalization yoiu should expect a relatively short recovery phase and return to work.

In brief: Several days
Hospitalization should be only several days.
After the hospitalization yoiu should expect a relatively short recovery phase and return to work.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Short interval
Your surgeon is the person to answer such a question.
However, most cases involving cervical craniectomy recover within a week or two. The surgery itself is fairly simple, but the risk of complication is high. If significant symptoms persist, a thorough evaluation may be necessary.

In brief: Short interval
Your surgeon is the person to answer such a question.
However, most cases involving cervical craniectomy recover within a week or two. The surgery itself is fairly simple, but the risk of complication is high. If significant symptoms persist, a thorough evaluation may be necessary.
Dr. William Goldie
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