Updated device also records brain signals so physicians can better manage patients’ conditions such as Parkinson’s, essential tremor and epilepsy.
Presence of a modified protein identifies tumors that seem unharmful but actually are dangerous and require intensive care.
Neurosurgeons, parents call on medical professionals to be more welcoming to new patients.
Alyssa Ledbetter and her family call Dr. Alisha Brown a guardian angel.
Strokes usually occur in people over 65, but recent headlines about Luke Perry and John Singleton show they can occur much earlier.
Baseball player Danny Farquhar is recovering after surgery for a ruptured brain aneurysm, which he sustained during a game April 20. An aneurysm is a weak, bubble-like area on a blood vessel.
Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures.
After Casey Schorr developed epilepsy at age 12, his life was put on hold as the seizures became worse and medication, even at high doses, didn't help. The Spokane teen turned to a UW Medicine neurosurgeon.