Published by ICSEB at 8 April, 2016
Date of surgery: July, 2014
Date of the video: February, 2016-04-01
Lawyer Palillo conveyed us the testimonial of her personal experience with the FIlum disease and treatment of the sectioning of the filum terminale.
She explained us that in April 2014 she started to have terrible symptoms, especially very strong dizziness, with tremor, ocular pressure, decreased visual field and pressure in the ears. She mentioned that during several doctor visits, which she realized in Palermo, all of these symptoms were associated with a depressive state, but finally it turned out to be related to cord traction syndrome. In July 2014, she came to the ICSEB in a state of intense misery, for being accessed and getting operated by the technique of sectioning of the filum terminale.
In February 2016, she returned to Barcelona for getting examined the evolution of her state. The check-up showed a significant improvement in her quality of life: the more severe symptoms have improved; others have disappeared completely such as dizziness in a sitting position, pressure in the eyes and neck. Moreover, she gives the sensation of being liberated.
The advocate Palillo recommends the people suffering from this disease to consider the ICSEB as a center which offers a treatment that can really change their life. It is a very little known and promoted surgery, which has been decisive for her and for her family who have lived closely this disease.
With her testimonial, the advocate Palillo wants to thank Dr. Royo and the entire ICSEB team for the care received and the excellence of the treatment applied.
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