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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


July 20, 2018

Epilepsy Surgery Frees Kelly Daniels to Enjoy Her Independence

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Kelly Daniels tried to control her seizures with medications. But the drugs were ineffective, and they left her feeling disoriented. Then she turned to Mayo Clinic, where she had brain surgery that stopped the seizures and put her life back on track.

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Tags: Dr. Gregory Cascino, Dr. W. Richard Marsh, Epilepsy, Epilepsy surgery


January 11, 2018

Epilepsy Care Makes the World More Peaceful for a Painter

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For years, seizures caused confusion and disorder in Kristin Taheri’s daily life. Then she turned to Mayo Clinic, where she received the diagnosis she had been seeking, and her care team worked diligently to stop her seizures.

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Robert Wharen, Dr. William Tatum, Epilepsy, Epilepsy surgery, MayoClinicFL, Neurology and Neurosurgery


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