Does anyone know much about chiari malformation? I am post op 2 1/2 weeks acdf 2 levels. My ns mentioned before this surgery that my brain stem had started protruding into my spinal canal. In the midst & shock of finding
I had to have the ACDF, I guess I forgot to ask a lot of questions about it. On my post op visit last Friday I asked about the malformation. He referred to it as a chiari malformation. He said he wants to do another MRI of it at my 3 month visit. All he really said was if it became a problem it would require more surgery. Just wondering if anyone else has had this?