The combination of robot-assisted SEEG with laser ablation is still novel and evolving. This case study illustrates the advantages of this minimally invasive approach in a 17-year-old with intractable seizures.
This case of a young woman found to have lupus nephritis and antiphospholipid syndrome shows how renal biopsy can establish the pattern of injury and guide immunosuppressive therapy.
Recent therapeutic advances that target the basic genetic defect in cystic fibrosis is proving to be a game changer in treating adult CF.
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy provides significantly prolonged life expectancy for heart-lung transplant patient at Cleveland Clinic.
Complex hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia patients need expert, coordinated, multidisciplinary care, which is available in Cleveland Clinic’s HHT Foundation International-designated Center of Excellence.
In medically intractable focal epilepsy, absence of a lesion on brain MRI too often rules out epilepsy surgery. This case shows how advanced diagnostics can allow “MRI-negative” patients to benefit from surgery.
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.