No parents expect to lose one of their children. But out of all the sadness, Kelly and John want to bring good in their daughter Nora’s name. “We were one of those families in the PICU. They are having to make some of the toughest decisions in their lives. This is our chance to let them know they are not alone.”
At only 3 years old, Xenia has required multiple surgeries, including many neurosurgeries. Though there had been some challenges in her case, Xenia's family says they could not have asked for a more compassionate and empathetic team at Children's Minnesota.
We're excited to be expanding neurosurgery services onto the Minneapolis campus and moving our St. Paul clinic to a renovated space.
Patients with refractory epilepsy - which means they have failed two seizure medications - should be referred to Level 4 Epilepsy Center for evaluation and surgical consideration. As part of the surgical evaluation Children’s Minnesota neurosurgeons and Minnesota Epilesy Group epileptologists use stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) to identify the source of seizures within a child’s brain. SEEG is less invasive than the more widely used subdural electrode technique.
November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul
Jason Doescher, MD
March 15, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
Erika Wexler, MD
Investment will provide the most sophisticated equipment and technology available to treat pediatric neurological conditions
January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., St. Paul
This week's grand rounds will feature:
Children’s Minnesota patient Peter Harrington, age 15, suffered a nearly fatal sinus infection in 2015. Peter spent most of the summer in the hospital, but is now back to playing hockey.
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