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Would a cervical laminectomy fix my chiari malformation?

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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
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In brief: No

Chiari is congenital and cannot be "fixed" in the true sense of the term. An upper cervical laminectomy and suboccipital craniectomy may relieve some of the symptoms.

In brief: No

Chiari is congenital and cannot be "fixed" in the true sense of the term. An upper cervical laminectomy and suboccipital craniectomy may relieve some of the symptoms.
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Dr. Steven Giannotta
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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Chiari is a congental anomalie. There is no way to "fix" it.

In brief: No

Chiari is a congental anomalie. There is no way to "fix" it.
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Dr. Steven Giannotta
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