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December 11, 2019

Regaining Control After a Decade of Epilepsy

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Before coming to Mayo Clinic, the epileptic seizures Denny Hinshaw had lived with for more than 10 years were eroding both his personal and professional life. Since Denny came to Mayo Clinic for care, however, that is all in the past.

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Tags: Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Terrence Lagerlund, Epilepsy, Grand mal seizure, Seizure


July 12, 2019

Careful Evaluation, Teamwork Lead to Successful Epilepsy Surgery

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There was a time when Gavin Vreeland was afraid he might hurt his daughter should he have a seizure while caring for her. Despite taking medication, his epileptic episodes happened frequently and without warning. But after specialized imaging and targeted brain surgery at Mayo Clinic, Gavin is now happily embracing his little one seizure-free.

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Tags: Dr. Carrie Carr, Dr. Greta Liebo, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Jeffrey Britton, Dr. Robert Watson Jr., Epilepsy, Epilepsy surgery, Radiology


June 26, 2019

Moving Well and Feeling Good With Holistic Care

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For years, Linda Feges has relied on a multidisciplinary care team at Mayo Clinic to help her address symptoms related to movement disorders. Recently, that team also opened the door for Linda to receive treatment for an odd lump on her face. Now, the lump is gone, and Linda is grateful for the comprehensive, compassionate […]

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Tags: Dr. Garret Choby, Dr. Grant Hamilton III, Dr. James Bower, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Margaret Moutvic, Facial Plastic Surgery, Hemangiomas, Movement Disorders, Sinus Surgery


December 20, 2017

Brain Surgery Finally Secures Restful Nights for Jo Weir

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Following cutting-edge brain scanning and precision surgery, Jo Weir is catching up on decades of sleep lost to nighttime seizures, and she’s relishing her renewed energy.

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Tags: Dr. Cheolsu Shin, Dr. David Burkholder, Dr. Erik St. Louis, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Lily Wong-Kisiel, Epilepsy, Neurology & Neurosurgery


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