This case study details how a Missouri medical center quickly turned a site visit to Cleveland Clinic into a full-fledged program for left atrial appendage occlusion, with 25 procedures done within the first year.
A second flow diverter stent is now commercially available in the U.S. for treating wide-neck intracranial aneurysms. One of its earliest adopters compares and contrasts the two available devices and outlines their place in therapy.
Our Neurological Institute paired cultural changes with visual schedule boards and frequent team huddles to drive ongoing improvement in operating room scheduling. This case study shares details and results.
A bone marrow transplant recipient receives a lung transplant to treat idiopathic pneumonia syndrome. This complex case illustrates close collaboration among Cleveland Clinic’s transplant, critical care and consultant teams.
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When a 43-year-old man presented with significant exercise intolerance, we were prompted to revisit his childhood pectus excavatum repair surgery. We share lessons from his case.
When a 35-year-old presented with pharmacoresistant epilepsy, SEEG and cortico-cortical evoked potentials proved crucial in localizing a single focus and paving the way for seizure control through laser ablation.
It took over six years, 20+ visits, participation in two clinical drug trials and more to convince this physician patient the time was right to try deep brain stimulation. We share caregiving lessons learned along the way.
This 19-year-old’s case was marked by significant proximal large vessel tortuosity and extensive prior aortic instrumentation, demanding alternate vascular access with a hybrid approach.
An early use of laser interstitial thermal therapy followed by chemo-radiation has left a patient with WHO grade IV astrocytoma with no evidence of residual tumor or recurrence more than 6.5 years later.
About 40 percent of patients with adult spinal deformity will have a complication after corrective surgery. Here’s how we reduced complication risks in an especially complex case.