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Chiari malformation treatment with decompression surgery

Chiari malformation treatment with decompression surgery
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Decompression surgery is the primary method of Chiari malformation treatment. It involves widening the bone canal, reducing pressure on soft tissues, and addressing issues with cerebrospinal fluid. It is a complex procedure due to the operating field's small size and the high concentration of essential nerves and pathways. The aim is to widen the narrow passage in the skull by removing the lower part of the skull bone and the posterior part of the first cervical vertebra. It allows the cerebrospinal fluid to flow freely without any blockage. Under general anesthesia, the neurosurgeon removes a section of the occipital bone. Then, he expands the large occipital opening and the back of the upper cervical vertebrae (laminectomy) to the level of sagging brain tissue. In addition, the doctor eliminates compression of brain structures by resecting the tonsils of the cerebellum, normalizing cerebrospinal fluid circulation. The dura mater is opened as part of the procedure, and a synthetic material or the patient's tissues, such as hip fascia, are sewn into the incision. It helps with the circulation of cerebrospinal fluid. In some cases, shunts are installed that drain fluid into the chest or abdomen. In addition, physiotherapy expedites the healing process after the Chiari operation.

What’s included

Medical service

  • clinical history-taking
  • medical records review
  • physical examination
  • consultation with a neurosurgeon
  • consultation with an anesthesiologist
Laboratory tests
  • complete blood count (CBC)
  • blood type test (ABO, Rh)
  • biochemical analysis of blood (kidney and liver function tests, electrolytes, glucose, lipid panel)
  • inflammation blood tests
  • coagulation studies
  • urinalysis
  • neurological examination
  • MRI scan of the head
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • chest X-ray
  • preoperative patient preparation
  • Chiari malformation decompression surgery under neuronavigation
  • postoperative care
  • symptomatic treatment
  • cost of essential medicines
  • cost of essential materials
  • general anesthesia
  • hospitalization
  • nursing service
  • discharge medical records
  • further recommendations


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The offer is designed for 14 days.

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The offer is eligible for both adults and kids.

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