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January 15, 2020

With Her Seizures in the Past, Keeley Faces a Promising Future

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For years, Keeley Allen and her family lived in fear that a seizure would strike and render the teen helpless. Unresponsive to medication, the seizures were unusual and ambiguous. Worse than the unpredictability of the seizures was the uncertainty about how to make them stop. At Mayo Clinic, however, the family’s concerns about Keeley’s seizures […]

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Tags: Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Lily Wong-Kisiel, Epilepsy, Minimally invasive epilepsy treatment


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


August 9, 2016

Surgery to Get Rid of Seizures Gives Brad Lewis New Freedom

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For 14 years, Brad Lewis never knew quite what to expect when he woke up in the morning. A rare genetic disorder, tuberous sclerosis, caused a variety of health problems. But the one that disrupted his life the most was epilepsy. At one point, Brad was having as many as 80 seizures a day. ‚ÄúSeizures […]

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Tags: Dr. Lily Wong-Kisiel, Dr. Nicholas Wetjen, Epilepsy, Neurology & Neurosurgery, seizures, Tuberous Sclerosis


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