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We Will Find An Answer A.S.A.P. ASAP, established in 1988

RESEARCH - EDUCATION - SUPPORT

We Will Find An Answer A.S.A.P. ASAP, established in 1988

RESEARCH - EDUCATION - SUPPORT

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22 01, 2024

Comparing children with Chiari malformation type I and controls

By |2024-02-01T10:32:05-06:00January 22nd, 2024|Medical Articles|

ASAP Research Grant Update: Comparing children with Chiari malformation type I and controls

The Medical Advisory Board and Directors of ASAP solicit research grants supporting the treatment and/or contribute […]

28 09, 2012

Pain Meds

By |2012-12-28T18:25:10-06:00September 28th, 2012|Medical Articles|

I was just reading an article about a doctor who was suspended after 15 of his patients died from drug overdose. It made me realize how important it is to have one doctor who knows all the medication you are taking. Someone who […]

19 01, 2012

First Step in Potential Treatment

By |2013-01-02T13:57:25-06:00January 19th, 2012|ASAP NEWS, Medical Articles, News|

Researchers from the University of Central Florida have created cells that protect nerves in the brain and spinal cord. The cells were developed from umbilical cord blood stem cells and could have applications the treatment of spinal cord injury and other nervous system diseases. […]

24 01, 2010

Syrinx Shunts

By |2020-01-14T11:54:00-06:00January 24th, 2010|Medical Articles, Treatment|

by John Jane Jr., MD

What are the different types of syrinx shunting procedures?

In general, a “shunt” is any procedure that diverts fluid from one space to another. For a syrinx shunt, the fluid is diverted from the syrinx into another space where the fluid can […]

11 12, 2009

Pediatric Early Detection

By |2013-12-05T14:51:13-06:00December 11th, 2009|Medical Articles, Pediatrics|

Mylee GraceJust days after birth, Mylee Grace was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit in severe distress. Diagnosed with aspiration pneumonia, she miraculously survived. But her battles were only beginning.

Mylee suffered from dysphagia (difficulty […]

11 12, 2009

The Chiari I Abnormality in Childhood

By |2013-12-16T17:24:28-06:00December 11th, 2009|Medical Articles, Pediatrics|

by Arnold H. Menezes, MD

The following article is a transcribed presentation from the 2004 ASAP Conference.

Abstract

The clinically symptomatic child with the hindbrain herniation syndrome (Chiari I) can differ significantly from the adult patient. A prospective analysis of these children has brought an understanding of the […]

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