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ALLMedicine™ Chiari Malformation Center

Research & Reviews  486 results

Care for Chiari malformation type I: the role of socioeconomic disadvantage and race.
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Akbari SHA, Oates GR et. al.

Nov 27th, 2021 - There is little research on the effect of social determinants of health on Chiari malformation type I (CM-I). The authors analyzed data on all children evaluated for CM-I at a single institution to assess how socioeconomic factors and race affect ...


Nov 16th, 2021 - Background Syringomyelia is the development of a fluid-filled cavity or syrinx within the spinal cord. Hydromyelia is a dilatation of the central canal by cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and may be included within the definition of syringomyelia. The fo...

Brain tissue motion in acute hemorrhagic stroke using amplified MRI (aMRI).
Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Ince J, Lecchini-Visintini A et. al.

Nov 15th, 2021 - Brain tissue pulsates with each cardiac cycle, however the effect of disease on this natural motion is still unclear. Current literature mainly focuses on healthy brain tissue, with only limited studies looking at disease states such as Chiari mal...

The utility of poly(somno)graphy in evaluating children with Chiari malformation type I...
British Journal of Neurosurgery; Vagianou F, Khirani S et. al.

Nov 9th, 2021 - Children with Chiari Malformation type II (CM-II) have an increased risk of sleep apnoea. The aim of the study was to describe the management of patients with CM-II in relation to sleep apnoea syndrome, clinical symptoms and magnetic resonance ima...

An 8-Month Old With Choking Episodes.
Journal of Pediatric Health Care : Official Publication O... Whited T, Stevenson S

Nov 6th, 2021 - This case report presents a female infant whose chief complaint of choking episodes resulted in a diagnosis of Chiari malformation type I and subsequent neurosurgical decompression. Although feeding difficulties and irritability are common complai...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Arnold Chiari Malformation: the Otological Assessment as an Objective Criteria for Surgical Treatment

Sep 9th, 2021 - Prevalence of Chiari type I malformation in population is between 0.1% and 0.5%. Chiari type I malformation is responsive in perturbation of the cerebro spinal fluid flow at the cranio-cervical junction. Those perturbations caused headaches, and v...

Assessment of Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow Related Disorders Using a Phase-contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technique.

Jun 29th, 2021 - There are several disorders such as communicating and non- communicating hydrocephalus, normal pressure hydrocephalus, cystic cerebrospinal fluid collections, Chiari malformation, syringomyelic cyst and arachnoid cyst that can change the cerebrosp...

Investigation of the Effects of Exercise on Patients With Chiari Malformation

Jan 26th, 2021 - Chiari Malformation (CM) is a posterior brain anomaly caused by the displacement of the brain stem and cerebellum into the cervical spinal canal. There are 8 types of Chiari malformations described today that vary according to the severity of the ...

Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain in Sample of People With Chiari Malformation

Jan 5th, 2021 - Chronic pain is extremely prevalent with 20% of adults in the US reporting symptoms (Dahlhamer, 2018). Further, when accounting for lost productivity and direct health care costs, the financial burden of chronic pain has been estimated to be $560-...

Posterior Fossa Decompression With or Without Duraplasty for Chiari Type I Malformation With Syringomyelia

Aug 11th, 2020 - Participants with Chiari Malformation type I and syringomyelia will be randomized to either have a posterior fossa decompression done with or without duraplasty. The participant will then return to the neurosurgeon's office at the following time p...

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News  16 results

Certifying Medical Cannabis: What APRNs Need to Know

Jan 5th, 2021 - A patient asks an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) to approve them for "medical marijuana." What are the clinician's responsibilities? The first hurdle is legal. In 18 states, an APRN has the legal authority to certify a patient to use ma...

Six Brain Surgeries Later, This Med Student Is Excelling

Jun 11th, 2019 - Claudia Martinez was a college student chasing her dream of becoming a doctor when a neurosurgeon gave her alarming advice: Get brain surgery as soon as possible or risk becoming paralyzed from the neck down. Within a week, she was in the operatin...

Six Brain Surgeries Later, This Med Student Is Excelling

Jun 11th, 2019 - Claudia Martinez was a college student chasing her dream of becoming a doctor when a neurosurgeon gave her alarming advice: Get brain surgery as soon as possible or risk becoming paralyzed from the neck down. Within a week, she was in the operatin...

Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Fibromyalgia?

Jul 18th, 2016 - Answer 5/5 Which of the following is true about the treatment of fibromyalgia? Your peers chose: Physical therapy modalities are strongly encouraged after minor trauma 0% First-line treatment in children suspected of having fibromyalgia is pharmac...

RheumNow: The Ill-Conceived Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia

Dec 29th, 2015 - I'm always amazed at how often fibromyalgia (FM) is either misdiagnosed or not diagnosed. Studies of outpatient rheumatology services have shown that FM is one of the top two or three diagnoses for new consultations. New patients with a history of...

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Patient Education  8 results see all →