This remarkable case of multiple metastases over eight years in a resilient young man culminates in one of the earliest U.S. uses of staged Gamma Knife® radiosurgery for brain metastases.
Heart failure is central to cardiac amyloidosis, yet patients cannot be treated like other heart failure patients. Here’s why — plus an example of how this once-incurable malady can increasingly be tamed.
This case of highly refractory epilepsy shows that SEEG-guided localization and surgery can bring significant seizure relief even in the setting of generalized or multifocal interictal discharges.
A 13-year-old’s super-refractory status epilepticus lands her in the pediatric ICU. Meticulous review of her history ultimately reveals the uncommon source of an immune reaction underlying her chronic epilepsy.
Many patients previously statin-intolerant can tolerate a subsequent statin trial. Intermittent statin dosing can be effective and may even result in the reduction of LDL-C levels and the attainment of LDL-C goals
For physicians managing young patients with congenital LQTS, the easiest course is to simply rule out most competitive sports. Yet patients at low risk for arrhythmia triggers may return to play if the right conditions are met.
A 25-year-old man with uncontrolled seizures displayed no classic symptoms of sleep apnea. But 10 years after starting CPAP therapy, he remains seizure-free.
Optimal outcomes from bone and soft-tissue sarcomas are possible only with a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach that takes advantage of the most advanced medical and surgical therapies.
This 37-year-old woman’s case illustrates the value of a multidisciplinary spine tumor board when metastatic breast cancer first manifests as back pain.
Subtle signs of shaken baby syndrome might slip by the local pediatrician, but close examination and discovery of retinal hemorrhage helps Cleveland Clinic primary care team identify child abuse.