Dr. Warrick or Nugyen /just in case

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Dr. Warrick or Nugyen /just in case

Postby prism » Mon Jun 25, 2007 2:40 pm

just in case anybody has ever heard of dealings with Dr. Warrick or Nugyen- neurosurgeons in Fresno, CA?
I called and they take my ins. and use CINE MRI's 'regularly'
typically, I've been led to believe that they aren't really too many doctors to be trusted in Fresno, but... has anybody ever heard of them?

Postby mac » Sat Jun 30, 2007 11:56 pm

prism, I'm so sorry I didn't see your post earlier!! You went all week without an answer! I know you have been going thru a tough time, how are you doing now? Dang it, I'm so sorry you are feeling so rough around the edges.

Obviously, no one has heard of these doctors, I guess. Did you ask these doctors if they have any experience with CM/SM? The one thing about a CINE (I had one done at UCLA, you could go that route in getting one there, if you get a referral from a local NL or NS) is that it really makes a huge difference who is reading it. BUT then again, you could get the CINE done there, and get the CD of it. The CD I have of mine is a frame by frame showing the motion of the CSF. And I sent that via email to my NS in NY. So, you could always try something like that, tho I'm sure these super specialists would prefer to have their own diagnostics folks do the imaging.

That's all I can think of to help...but mostly, I'm just wondering how you are, it's been awhile since i've seen you here...


many thanks

Postby prism » Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:40 am


Many thanks for the replies,
I shall follow up, see what comes of it. It's awfully tiring living life not knowing what's coming next, but it reminds me of a story Corry Ten Boom used to tell about how her Papa explained God's ways to her, he said, "Corry, when do I give you the ticket to get on the train?"
"Right before we get on, Papa."
"That's the way God is"
-When we need it- he gives it to us- and never a minute too soon!

As to how I'm doing Mac, I am faring a bit better :wink: I have been using my cervical collar more, swimming less and started on Topamax. I've also learned that shoes where I can walk with pressure on the toes helps. All of these have lessened the severity of my symptoms. I'm learning to gauge when I need to rest or take my meds or put on my collar ect. I've also given a little rest to trying to trying so hard to 'figure' out what I'm going to do about NY.

It's perfectly clear now that unless good ol' Dad pays bucko' bucks I will have to at least post pone with TCI. So at least I know that much. And realistically, 'fighting' with my insurance maybe even with the NS. here, may take a good year, but time will tell. I'll get my train ticket, sooner or later! :wink: Thanks for asking
hugz. prism

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