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What is Chiari Malformation?

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Podcast: What is Chiari Malformation?

Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon George Jallo, MD, defines Chiari malformation and ...

Date: 09/02/2010

Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon George Jallo, MD, discusses Chiari malformation.

Program Notes:

0:09    Chiari malformation
0:49    Cerebellum shuts down
1:36    Headache worse with exercise, apnea
2:19    Early thirties typical
3:08    Expand the skull
4:12    Try to give more space
5:02    Success rates for headaches up to 90%
6:16    10% of patients do not get better
7:05    Overall success rate is excellent
8:11    May have other neurological complications
9:06    Need an MRI to diagnose
9:24    End

 

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