The specialist and potentially life-saving and spinal and brain surgery Mel needs is based only in the USA & Spain. The surgery entails fusing Mel’s skull to her neck using metalwork.
It is a long and risky surgery especially on complex EDS patients like Mel, with a long recovery period until the bones fuse together providing the stability that Mel desperately needs!
However, Dr Gilete is a neurosurgeon who has recently been using the technique to operate and fuse EDS patients succesfully & he treats EDS / CCI patients from Europe, with a good success rate.
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