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Nora’s legacy: family honors memory of daughter by giving back

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.”

Eight neurosurgeries by age 3; Xenia’s family is grateful to be at Children’s Minnesota

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.

New Children’s Minnesota neurosurgery clinic opens in Minneapolis

We're excited to be expanding neurosurgery services onto the Minneapolis campus and moving our St. Paul clinic to a renovated space.

Stereoelectroencephalography (sEEG)

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.

Grand Rounds: A field guide for non-neurologists: Spells, seizures and epilepsy

November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul

Jason Doescher, MD

Grand Rounds: Recognizing Pediatric Stroke: New guidelines for care

March 15, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Erika Wexler, MD

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation gives Children’s Minnesota $1M

Investment will provide the most sophisticated equipment and technology available to treat pediatric neurological conditions

Grand Rounds: New innovations in pediatric neurosurgery

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., St. Paul

This week's grand rounds will feature:

Peter Harrington’s road to recovery

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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