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Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome, Scoliosis and Syringomyelia

For a future without

Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome, Scoliosis and Syringomyelia

We investigate the following diseases

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Arnold-Chiari I

Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome (ACHS.I) is the herniation of the cerebellar tonsils through the foramen magnum into the spinal canal without any other malformation of the nervous system.

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Scoliosis

Idiopathic Scoliosis (I.SCO) is a lateral deviation of the spine. It is usually observed in the age of growth.

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Syringomyelia

Idiopathic Syringomyelia (I.SM) is characterized by the appearance of fluid-filled cystic cavities in the spinal cord.

The Filum Disease is caused by an abnormal traction of the filum terminale ligament. It manifests itself with symptoms and signs affecting the entire nervous system, skull and spine. All three conditions are the expressions of this disease and may share the same symptoms.

 

The Filum Disease

 

For a better future for the patients

 

At the "Chiari & Scoliosis & Syringomyelia Foundation we work to help patients suffering from the Filum Disease to receive the best possible treatment that improves their quality of life. We support research to help to broaden the understanding of this disease and promote training for all those specialists who are interested in learning about this condition, which is so common and yet so unknown until now.

Social Aid

We improve the future of patients affected by the Filum Disease. You can participate in helping them!

Research

We back research projects and ideas that help to innovate scientific knowledge, to fight the disease more efficiently.

Training

We promote teaching professionals who share our passion for science and the public dissemination of the findings about the condition.

We are a non-profit organization that exists thanks to donations and subsidies

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Award for Health Excellence 2019.

We are pleased to inform you that Dr. Miguel Royo-Salvador, director of the Institut Chiari & Siringomielia & Escoliosis de Barcelona, has been awarded with the Dr. Gómez Ulla Award for Health Excellence 2019 bye the Institute for Professional Excellence (Instituto de Excelencia Profesional –IEP) this past 28th of June 2019, in recognition of his…  

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New Trustee of the Chiari & Scoliosis & Syringomyelia Foundation

Here at the Chiari & Scoliosis & Syringomyelia Foundation, we are very proud to communicate that since May 8, 2019, we count on the distinguished human and professional support of Dr. Frederic Llordachs i Marques on the Board of Trustees of the CSSf. He brings his great experience to our foundation in an entirely altruistic…  

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E-mail: cssf@chiarifoundationbcn.com

C/ de Pedro i Pons, nº 9-11 (Edificio Masters), 3º 3ª

08034 Barcelona, Spain

Tel. +34 932 066 406

Fax. +34 932 066 403