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February 15, 2011 · Leave a Comment

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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March 19, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Deep Brain Stimulation on ABC World News

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@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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