July 2019

Patient Care

7-tesla MRI enhanced visualization facilitates optimal management of cerebral cavernous malformations
Mayo specialists use 7-tesla MRI advanced imaging technology to aid diagnosis and decisions about whether cavernous malformations should be surgically removed to prevent bleeding.

Next-generation sequencing facilitates optimal treatment of neuropathy, epilepsy and neuromuscular conditions
Mayo Clinic's use of comprehensive next-generation sequencing panels for the diagnosis of neurogenetic disorders covers the expanding genotype-phenotype complexity of these conditions, facilitating timely, accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment.

New therapies emerge for the management of headache disorders
Headache neurologist Jonathan H. Smith, M.D., answers questions about subspecialized management of headache disorders.

Proactive approach provides optimal management of brain tumors and seizures in a single surgical intervention
Mayo's multidisciplinary, proactive approach facilitates the safe removal of noneloquent tissue that is potentially epileptogenic, to manage tumor and epilepsy at the same time.


Research focuses on cerebral microbleeds, spinal cord low-grade glioma, unplanned returns to the OR
Three recent studies address cerebral microbleeds and amyloid burden, treatment outcomes for spinal cord low-grade gliomas, and unplanned returns to the operating room following neurosurgery.

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Neuroscience Convergence 2019
Nov. 7-9, 2019, in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
This conference brings together various scientists to discuss complex neuroscientific conditions requiring a convergence science approach; identify emerging neuroscience innovations in clinical medicine, basic science and engineering; and identify opportunities for scientific collaboration, discovery and problem-solving.

Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Spine Care Conference 2019
Nov. 22-23, 2019, in Amelia Island, Fla.
Topics include best medical practices for cervical, thoracic and lumbar surgeries and techniques; minimally invasive surgeries; spinal tumors; spinal deformity; avoiding preoperative and postoperative complications; and management of other complications in spine surgery.


In the Video Center

Stroke systems of care
Neurosurgeon William D. Freeman, M.D., discusses systems of care for intracerebral hemorrhage. Topics include the reengineering of prehospital care, mesenchymal stem cell regeneration research and the shift toward minimally invasive surgery.

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