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November 28, 2017

Now Seizure-Free, Mayo Staffer Shares His Epilepsy Story

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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

August 22, 2017

Taking on Seizures With Awake Brain Surgery

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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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