About Me: Female, 46, Portland, OR, member since Jul 2012
I was diagnosed with Chiari Malformation in June 2005 and had my first decompression surgery (no duraplasty) two weeks later. My second decompression surgery with duraplasty was in June 2010, followed by an emergency surgery for a subdural hygroma in July 2010. My most
[More] recent surgery was August 2012, when I had a tear in my dural patch repaired and was treated for pseduomeningocile.
hey ya i did have my surgery went fairly well very long operation 16 hours mainly due to the fact i have no neck to speak of so my head doesnt quite bend as much as they would like i will post an update soon im very tired still and in alot of pain cant keep comfortable anywhere laying down is almost impossible been getting sleep about 2 hours a rip max DEREK
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