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February 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Puzzling Symptoms Explained by Hydrocephalus Diagnosis

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It took some time to discover the source of the troubling symptoms that plagued Dorothy Sorlie. But once she was diagnosed with normal pressure hydrocephalus, neurosurgery fixed the problem and allowed Dorothy to return to the activities she loves.

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Tags: Dr. Catherine Schmidt, Dr. Jonathan Bledsoe, Dr. Kevin Wergeland, Hydrocephalus, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire

September 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Two Neurosurgeries Drive Dramatic Recovery

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When Bob Goldberg was given a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, he was dubious and decided to get another opinion at Mayo Clinic. A year later, after two successful surgeries, Bob can once again think clearly and walk on his own.

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Tags: Dr. Benjamin Elder, Dr. Joshua Hughes, Dr. Orhum Kantarci, Hydrocephalus, Spinal stenosis

August 27, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Getting Bob Back on His Feet

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Diagnosis and treatment of normal pressure hydrocephalus for Robert Richter meant the difference between being confined to a wheelchair and being able to actively enjoy his life.

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Tags: Dr. Benjamin Elder, Dr. Christopher Boes, Dr. David Jones, Dr. Jeremy Cutsforth-Gregory, Dr. Jonathan Graff-Radford, Dr. Shannon Chiu, Hydrocephalus, Neurosurgery, Normal pressure hydrocephalus

March 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Teamwork Gives Maureen Connell an Accurate Diagnosis and Much-Needed Relief From Hydrocephalus

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Barry Connell couldn’t be happier to have his wife of 53 years, Maureen, back. Though the couple spent 16 years traveling cross-country after Barry retired as president of a manufacturing company in Connecticut, nothing prepared them for the difficult journey they would embark on when Maureen’s health began to decline rapidly in 2015. For the […]

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Tags: Dr. Betty Kim, Hydrocephalus, Neurosurgery, Transverse myelitis

February 1, 2017 · Leave a Comment

14-Year-Old Writes the Book on Beating the Odds

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Nathaniel Kirera wasn’t expected to survive birth. When he did, then he wasn’t expected to live to see his first birthday, much less his 14th. He also wasn’t supposed to be able learn, let alone write a book. But he’s done all that, and today his medical odyssey is behind him. That Nate has achieved […]

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Tags: Child and Adolescent Neurology, Dr. Katherine Nickels, Dr. Nicholas Wetjen, Hydrocephalus

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