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Is there a surgical cure for als?

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In brief: Not at all

There is no cure known for ALS, and the sole surgery used would involve tracheostomy or a feeding tube both for supportive and palliative purposes.

In brief: Not at all

There is no cure known for ALS, and the sole surgery used would involve tracheostomy or a feeding tube both for supportive and palliative purposes.
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Dr. Ripal Gandhi
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: No.

Unfortunately, there is no surgical or medical cure for als.

In brief: No.

Unfortunately, there is no surgical or medical cure for als.
Dr. Ripal Gandhi
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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery

In brief: Under research

This past year marks the first implantation of stem cells for ALS in the US in an FDA sanctioned trial efficacy is not yet known as the study is still accruing patients.

In brief: Under research

This past year marks the first implantation of stem cells for ALS in the US in an FDA sanctioned trial efficacy is not yet known as the study is still accruing patients.
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Dr. Roger Frankel
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