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February 15, 2011

Jesse Jensen’s Deep Brain Stimulation Story

By 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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March 19, 2010

Deep Brain Stimulation on ABC World News

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

ABC World News Tonight ran a story yesterday about Roger Frisch, a solo violinist and associate concertmaster for the Minnesota Orchestra, and how he came to Mayo Clinic and Dr. Kendall Lee for relief of a career-threatening tremor. Watch the story. For background, Dr. Lee discusses how and why surgery is done in these cases […]

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