O'Donnell Brain Institute Stories

New epilepsy facility enhances ability to diagnose, treat seizures

New epilepsy facility enhances ability to diagnose, treat seizures

 

The eight-bed monitoring unit open at Zale Lipshy University Hospital is a safe place where physicians can analyze a patient’s EEG and pinpoint a seizure’s source.

Repairing brain aneurysms now to prevent strokes later

Repairing brain aneurysms now to prevent strokes later

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Dr. Welch explains how brain aneurysms can cause hemorrhagic strokes and what physicians can do to preemptively treat this condition.

Planning for pregnancy when you have epilepsy

Planning for pregnancy when you have epilepsy

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If you have epilepsy and want to have a baby, there are precautions to take before, during, and after pregnancy.

Ocrevus for aggressive MS improves function, reduces disability

Ocrevus for aggressive MS improves function, reduces disability

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Learn about the benefits of the innovative medication Ocrevus and its role in the future of MS treatment.

What to expect during stroke recovery

What to expect during stroke recovery

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Recovering from a stroke takes time and special rehabilitation. Dr. Kathleen Bell shares what to expect during the stroke recovery process.

See the signs of a stroke, save a life

See the signs of a stroke, save a life

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Know the signs of a stroke and act FAST to save a life.

Finding solutions for uncontrolled seizures

Finding solutions for uncontrolled seizures

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Finding a successful treatment for uncontrolled seizures starts with accurate diagnosis. Dr. Perven explains how we find the source of seizures.

Who should consider epilepsy surgery, and when

Who should consider epilepsy surgery, and when

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Recent advancements have made epilepsy surgery safer and more effective. Dr. Lega discusses when people with epilepsy should consider a surgical evaluation.

Back in action: Updated treatment recommendations for lower back pain

Back in action: Updated treatment recommendations for lower back pain

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Lower back pain often responds to exercise therapy and conservative treatment. But for certain conditions, medication or surgery may be necessary.