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New Treatment Helps Chris White Find New Life, Seizure-Free

June 19, 2018

New Treatment Helps Chris White Find New Life, Seizure-Free

By In the Loop intheloop

Chris White had dealt with epileptic seizures since birth and feared he would never experience the parts of life many of us take for granted. That changed after he came to Mayo Clinic.  

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Tags: deep brain stimulation, Department of Neurology, Dr. Gregory Worrell, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Matt Stead, epilepsy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, neurosurgery, pediatrics


'Miraculous' Procedure Offers Relief From Parkinson's Symptoms

October 26, 2017

‘Miraculous’ Procedure Offers Relief From Parkinson’s Symptoms

By In the Loop intheloop

For close to two decades, Art Rowbotham had kept Parkinson’s symptoms in check with medication. When that changed, his team at Mayo Clinic offered Art another option.

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Tags: deep brain stimulation, Dr. Robert Wharen Jr., Dr. Ryan Uitti, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Neurologic Surgery, Neurology, Parkinson's disease


June 4, 2015

A Steadying Influence – Experimental Procedure Gives Jesse Jensen Needed Relief

By In the Loop intheloop

Nancy and Jake Jensen of Missoula, Montana, adopted their son, Jesse, 17 years ago. He was a healthy, bright-eyed 5-year-old who brought new life to their family. Two years later, Jesse came down with what they thought was “an incredible case of the hiccups that would not stop,” Jake Jensen recently told KARE 11 News. […]

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Tags: deep brain stimulation, Dr. Kendall Lee, Tourette syndrom


March 26, 2015

Out of the Darkness and Into the Light – Documenting a Struggle With OCD

By In the Loop intheloop

Jennifer Giesen was just 13 years old when she’d had enough of obsessive compulsive disorder. It had made her young life such a torment that she just wanted out. “I was always in such a heightened sense of anxiety that it caused migraines, and I was constantly nauseous or dry heaving. By the time I […]

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Tags: deep brain stimulation, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


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