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ISBN-13: 978-1434847003 ISBN-10: 1434847004 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (March 7, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1434847004
  • ISBN-13: 978-1434847003
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #63,029 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Rick Labuda is the Founder and Executive Director of Conquer Chiari. As a Chiari patient himself, he knows firsthand the pain and frustration of dealing with this disease. As the Editor of Chiari & Syringomyelia News he has personally authored over 150 articles on Chiari and related topics, has communicated with more than 1,000 Chiari patients, and has interviewed many of the top neurosurgeons in the world.

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Loooooooooooovvvved the book very informative.
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Rick did a really wonderful job writing things so that everyone can understand.
Lisa Friend
I highly recommend this book for anyone dealing with Chiari.
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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Melissa S. Neff on March 16, 2008
Format: Paperback
If you've been diagnosed with Chiari Malformation, this book will assist you in every way imaginable. Not only does the author give you an extensive background on what it is, but he walks you through from diagnosis to hopeful outcomes. The story at the beginning of Chapter 8 lends some hope, whether you are just diagnosed or have been dealing with Chiari for years. Unlike many doctor's who write about health conditions, the author is a Chiari sufferer as well and writes this book with imput from his own experience. As any Chiari or Syringomyelia sufferer well knows, sometimes its seems no one can relate to the pain and frustration you face everyday. Well this author can! Not only has he suffered from the effects of Chiari and Syringomyelia, but he has devoted much of his time in educating others and helping them to make more informed decisions. Definitely a must read!! I read that there may also be a book in the future about Syringomyelia (I have this disorder as well) as I've learned that they sometimes go hand in hand. I plan on passing this book around to members of my family, so that they may better understand what I am living with, and travel along side me in my journey with knowledge, not simply as observers. Thank You Mr. Labuda for this valuable weapon in MY battle with Chiari.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Lisa Friend on April 1, 2008
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I was diagnosed and had decompression surgery in 2003. Five years later I still struggle with headaches. I read anything that I can get my hands on that has to do with Chiari. This by far is the best book written on Chiari that I have read. I am going to make everyone in my family read it so that they have a better understanding of what I go through. Rick did a really wonderful job writing things so that everyone can understand.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By B. Rhein on June 19, 2008
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This is an excellent book packed full of info. Wish I had been able to read it when I was first diagnosed. Gives technical info and info from the patient's perspective. Because this is a large book, it is a bit much to expect family and friends to read it, so I recommend you also get Dr. Oro's book The Chiari Book: A Guide for Patients, Families, and Health Care Providers.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Linda Cross on January 31, 2010
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My daughter was diagnosed with Chiari a few weeks ago. I am grateful to this author for his extensive research, along with his personal experience with the disease, which he shares with others in this book. If you have been affected by Chiari, or anyone you know has, or if you are in the medical profession, then you need to read this book. The author's web site, also called "Conquer Chiari" is the best source on the web to learn about Chiari and to meet others who have it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By caz on May 28, 2011
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This was a fantastic read. As I have the condition myself I found it very informative and put my mind at rest.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Matsal on May 22, 2011
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The best book I have found on Chiari. Very intresting and informative. Perfect for paitients and for parents to children with Chiari.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By deedlitmiyu on August 9, 2010
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Well written and concise
Does an excellent job of explaining the medical terminology pertinent to Chiari
Unbiased and shows both the positive and negative sides to treatment vs no treatment
The most thorough reference book for patients with Chiari out there
Highly recommended!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Wendy J. Ross on July 4, 2009
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It's almost 2 years ago now since my 15 yr old son was diagnosed with chiari and in this time I have been very frustrated with the medical people he has seen. I believed that some of his Acquired Brain Injury symptoms and problems may have in fact been coming from his chiari and after reading most of this book I feel that I am justified in thinking this way. Thankfully my son is not experiencing symptoms which need surgery at this stage but if he does get worse then I feel that this book provides much more information than I have been able to get from the neurosurgeon and other specialists we have consulted so far. I am so glad I purchased this book and would recommend it to anyone who needs to know more about chiari malformation.
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