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December 28, 2012

Deep Brain Stimulation Gets Police Detective Back on the Job

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Jeffrey Hughes is one of the first patients in the U.S. to undergo deep brain stimulation for his chronic headaches — and he is happy he had the courage to make that choice.

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Tags: 1757, 3872, 5292, 5297, 5335, cluster headaches, David Black M.D., Deep Brain Stimulation, Jeffery Hughes, Mayo Clinic

December 23, 2012

Repaying a gift: Scholarship recipient says thanks in a special way

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

What goes around … Joe Lueken got control of his tremors thanks to a new technique and a student he had helped with a scholarship.

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Tags: 2983, 3872, Deep Brain Stimulation, Dr. Jeremy Fogelson, Joe Lueken, Mayo Clinic, Parkinson's Disease, tremors

February 15, 2011

Jesse Jensen’s Deep Brain Stimulation Story

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice (@elizabeth rice)

When he was just five years old, Jesse Jensen of Missoula, Mont. began having tics, or involuntary movements, and was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome . The tics were so violent they caused him intense neck pain and kept him out of regular school for 10 years. Last spring, Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon Kendall Lee, M.D., and […]

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Tags: 2313, 3872, 5294, 5335, dbs, Deep Brain Stimulation, Jesse Jensen, Mayo Clinic, Tourette Syndrome

February 10, 2010

Head and shoulders above the rest

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

My 80-year old mother saw Dr. William Tatum in Neurology last week. She suffered a fall at home, resulting in several broken bones and a brain injury. From the minute he walked in the door, Dr. Tatum was positive, upbeat and professional. He spent time understanding her history and making prioritized recommendations for her care […]

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Tags: 2983, 3872, 5292, 5334, Deep Brain Stimulation, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Parkinson's Disease, Patient Story

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