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Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D. Mark Lyons, M.D. Fredric Meyer, M.D. Nicholas Wetjen, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Neural Engineering Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Surgical Program Performs approximately 60 Deep Brain Stimulation procedures each year for conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, Tourette’s syndrome [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Finds Standardized Protocol and Surgery Improve Mortality Outcomes

Research helps identify stroke patients most at risk for mortality, treatments to reduce death rate MANKATO, Minn. — Jan. 27, 2014 — For patients who have experienced a large stroke that cuts off blood supply to a large part of the brain, the use of standardized medical management protocol and surgery [...]

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Mayo Clinic Creates Tool to Track Real-Time Chemical Changes in Brain

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 11, 2012.  Mayo Clinic researchers have found a novel way to monitor real-time chemical changes in the brains of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS). The groundbreaking insight will help physicians more effectively use DBS to treat brain disorders such as Parkinson's disease, depression and Tourette [...]

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Mayo Clinic Neurosurgeons to Present at American Association of Neurologic Surgeons Meeting

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers will present findings on stroke and aneurysm treatments and other neurosurgery research at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons annual scientific meeting April 14-18 in Miami. Mayo Clinic neurosurgeons will be available to provide comment for reporters covering the conference. Mayo Clinic studies that [...]

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What is Cervical Disk Disease

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. William Krauss explains cervical disk disease. To listen, click the link below. What is Cervical Disk Disease

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Spinal Cord Tumors

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. William Krauss talks about spinal cord tumors. To listen, click the link below. Spinal Cord Tumors

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Moyamoya Disease

Dr. Fredric Meyer, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon discusses Moyamoya disease and what to look for when seeking care for moyamoya disease. Moyamoya disease is a rare vascular disorder characterized by the progressive narrowing of the blood vessels in the circle of Willis (the ring of arteries at the base of [...]

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Study Finds that Surgical Treatment of Arteriovenous Fistulas Is Safe and Effective

A new Mayo Clinic study found that surgical treatment of spinal arteriovenous fistulas is safe and effective. Newer techniques like endovascular embolization have not yet been demonstrated to be as effective, and therefore must be studied further in order to be recommended over traditional surgery. This study was presented at [...]

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Relieving Face Pain

A new Mayo Clinic study found that posterior fossa exploration surgery provided significantly better pain relief than stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with trigeminal neuralgia. This study will be presented at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in San Diego on May 5, 2009. Trigeminal neuralgia is characterized by [...]

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Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries

In this Medical Edge episode, Dr. William Krauss discusses the prevention of spinal cord injuries. To listen, click the link below. Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries

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Carotid Artery Disease Treatment

Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon, summarizes the results of a review of the most current studies dealing with medical, surgical, and endovascular treatment of carotid artery stenosis.

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DBS for Psychiatric Disorders

Pioneering therapeutic trials to investigate the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in hard-to-treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourettes syndrome are underway at multiple medical centers around the world, according to a review in the June 2009 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Deep brain stimulation has long been seen [...]

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Vertebroplasty Study

A new study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has found that relief of pain from vertebral compression fractures, as well as improvement in pain-related dysfunction, were similar in patients treated with vertebroplasty and those treated with simulated vertebroplasty without cement injections. The article, "A Randomized Controlled Trial of Vertebroplasty for [...]

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Monitoring Chemical Changes in Brain Could Help Treat Parkinson's Disease

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a novel way to monitor real-time chemical changes in the brains of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS). This groundbreaking insight will help physicians more effectively use DBS to treat brain disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and Tourette syndrome.      B-roll and [...]

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