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Once Again, Mayo Clinic Children’s Center Ranked Among Best Children’s Hospitals

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Children’s Center has again been ranked as the top performing children’s hospital in Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakotas on U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-2015 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Overall rankings for the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center significantly increased in nearly all of the pediatric [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Medical Experts for Media - Neurosurgery

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 [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

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 [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

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 [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

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