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January 12th, 2018

Successful Surgery Opens the Door to Brighter Days Ahead

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

When a nerve tumor threatened Ana Paula Wiechers health and mobility, a team of specialists at Mayo Clinic came together to perform a complex surgery that removed the tumor without any long-term complications.

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Lachance, Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Dr. Randall DeMartino, Dr. Robert Spinner, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Schwannoma


September 15th, 2017

Neurosurgery Frees Peggy Lang From Constant Pain

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Diagnosed with a rare condition that affected her neck muscles, Peggy Lang suffered for years with debilitating headaches, tremors and dizzy spells. But surgery at Mayo Clinic relieved her symptoms, allowing her to enjoy life once again.

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Tags: Cervical dystonia, Dr. Robert Spinner, Neurosurgery, Spasmodic torticollis


August 26th, 2015

Experimental Nerve Graft Puts Former Green Beret Back on his Feet

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Others might have panicked, but former U.S. Special Forces Engineer Kevin Flike kept his wits about him when he was shot in the abdomen during a firefight in Afghanistan four years ago. Through the worst pain of his life, the Green Beret pushed forward. He radioed his injury to teammates and began assessing the wound, […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Spinner, Dr. Scott Zietlow, nerve graft, Neurosurgery, Peripheral Nerve Injury


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