What is Posterior Fossa Decompression?

Category: Surgeries


A posterior fossa decompression is a type of skull surgery to relieve pressure on the brain due to a Chiari malformation.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Posterior Fossa Decompression

Side effect Patients


Stopped having Posterior Fossa Decompression

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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