Treatment of Children with Chiari and Syringomyelia


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Robert Keating, MD, Chief of Neurosurgery, Children’s National Medical Center
ASAP Medical Advisory Board

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  1. My son was diagnosed with Traumatic brain Injury and Syringomyelia.My son was being bullied in school and pushed off the top of playground equipmentand hit a divider tie.This happened over 2 years ago.It has taken all this time just to get a diagnosis.The doctors are very inconsistant with information.A neurosurgeon in NYC didn;t share information with me .I got the information in a medical report,It stated there is no evidence of chiari malformation or tethered cord.I found an excellent DR, to help with the TBI,Dr.Paul Harch,but need a pediatric neurosurgeon to consult with for his syringomyelia.I need someone to help him.He can’t function and have a normal life. He still is out of school.I need aDr.that can answer honestly what caused this and what can we do.He is continually getting worse.Please contact me.My e-mail is

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