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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


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


August 25, 2015

‘Lucky’ Fall Leads to Life-Changing Surgery

By In the Loop intheloop

“Noah is our Superhero,” Chantill Roberts says as she, her husband, Joe, and son, Noah, enjoyed a recent visit by superhero-costume-wearing window washers at the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center in Rochester. Noah, age 3, was enjoying the summer in International Falls, Minnesota, when a chain of events started him on an unexpected adventure. He fell […]

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Tags: Cancer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, neurosurgery


June 3, 2014

A journey through brain cancer

By In the Loop intheloop

For the first 29 years of his life, Mark Chrudimsky hardly had a care in the world. Then, on Valentine’s Day in 2004, he suffered a seizure that a CT scan later revealed had been caused by a tumor “the size of a fist” hidden on the left frontal lobe of his brain. Mark spent […]

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Tags: Brain Tumor, Dr. Nadia Laack, neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology


December 12, 2013

Inspired to serve

By Elizabeth Harty, Sr Communications Specialist meharty

Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D., isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. So it probably didn’t surprise anyone that despite a busy career as a neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic, and conducting research into the use of deep-brain stimulation to treat a host of conditions, Dr. Lee would up and add military commander to his resume. […]

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Tags: Kendall Lee, Military, neurosurgery


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