Video Series: Parent Letter Project
Health Topics: Neurosurgery
Learn about chiari malformation - its diagnosis and treatment. Hear a family's story Discussed by: Robert Keating, MD
"As a parent of young children, you know that kids will do the darndest things. So do the best you can, keep your eyes open, but don't beat yourself up if you have to get a new broviac."
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