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January 19th, 2017

Novel Approach to Epilepsy Surgery Allows a Young Woman to Enjoy Life Again

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Five weeks before she was born, Marissa B. had a stroke in utero. When her mother went into labor, Marissa had another stroke. Diagnosed with epilepsy at birth, Marissa spent her first month of life in the neonatal intensive care unit. “When she was six months old, they did a brain MRI,” Marissa’s mom, Lisa, […]

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Tags: Dr. Elaine Wirrell, Dr. Kendall Lee, Dr. Matt Stead, Epilepsy, Neurosurgery


August 5th, 2015

Turning off the Tremors — Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Patient Enjoy Little Things Again

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Mary Daugherty just wanted to sit still. For nearly four decades, the 73-year-old experienced tremors in her hands, arms and head. In 2014, she decided to do something about it. Mary’s journey began when she was in her mid-30s and started to notice a slight trembling in her upper extremities. “I thought I just got […]

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Tags: Deep Brain Stimulation, Dr. Kendall Lee, Essential Tremor, Neurosurgery


June 4th, 2014

Untangling a complex medical challenge

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Amy Supergan has battled a host of difficult and painful disorders. Now she’s found a way back to enjoying her life and her family. In the summer of 2013, Amy Supergan took a trip to Italy. That may not sound extraordinary, but there was a time when being able to travel and enjoy a vacation […]

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Tags: chronic pain, clinical trials, Dr. Daniel Lachance, Dr. Kendall Lee, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Patient Stories, Trigeminal Neuralgia


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