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Craniectomy for Chiari Malformation (Foramen Magnum Decompression)

Description

This surgery is used to treat Chiari malformation, an abnormality that results in a part of the brain extending into the upper spinal canal. During the procedure, small sections of bone are removed from the rear of the skull and spine to create more space for the errant brain tissue.

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WN05778 / VMPRG55129A