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Now Seizure-Free, Mayo Staffer Shares His Epilepsy Story

November 28, 2017

Now Seizure-Free, Mayo Staffer Shares His Epilepsy Story

By In the Loop intheloop

Matt Derechin was diagnosed with epilepsy at 19. The seizures that accompany the disorder have often disrupted his life, but a new treatment plan has kept him seizure-free for five years.

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Tags: Dr. William Tatum, epilepsy, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Neurology


Taking on Seizures With Awake Brain Surgery

August 22, 2017

Taking on Seizures With Awake Brain Surgery

By In the Loop intheloop

After living with seizures for more than 20 years, Peggy Cardona found relief at Mayo Clinic. Doctors used a technique called brain mapping to remove a lesion in Peggy’s brain, eliminating the seizures. 

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Tags: Brain mapping, Dr. William Tatum, Mayo Clinic in Florida, neurosurgery, seizures


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