Neurosurgical Treatments : Operative Spine Treatments

Procedure : Craniectomy for Chiari Malformation


This surgery makes more space for your brain tissue. It's used to treat a condition called "Chiari malformation." That's when part of your brain pushes down out of your skull and into your spinal canal.

This video is for general educational purposes only and does not take into account your personal medical and/or neurological circumstances or pre-existing conditions. This information is not to be relied upon to assist in a determination of potential medical or surgical care. You should first consult your Neurosurgeon to assist you in the determination of an appropriate course of medical and/or surgical care for your personal circumstances and/or condition(s).