Presentation of Filum System®



The Filum System® health method consists of a set of 16 protocols on clinical practice for the diagnosis and treatment of the Filum Terminale Disease: Arnold Chiari I Syndrome, idiopathic Syringomyelia, idiopathic Scoliosis, Platybasia, Basilar Impression, Retroflexed Odontoid and Kinking of the Brain Stem. The Filum System® is based on Dr. Miguel B. Royo Salvador’s traction theory, which attributes the cause of the disease to the spinal cord traction as a product of an abnormally tense Filum Terminale.

The Filum System® was registered as a trademark in 2013, as a guarantee of quality for excellent medical and surgical practice. The Filum System®method offers the best modern surgical techniques and a specific and personalized follow-up for the control of the procedures and further rehabilitation.

Institut Chiari & Siringomielia & Escoliosis de Barcelona is currently the only international reference centre which offers the Filum System® surgical treatment of excellence. As for diagnosis and pre- and post surgical follow-up, the method already counts on doctors and centres in Spain, Italy and Poland with the Filum Academy Barcelona® accreditation.


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