Patients and families enjoyed lunch, and fun filled activities including a visit to Jungle Island.
Published on: 12/04/2015
Over 200 guests attended The Brain Institute's 2015 Epilepsy Surgery Reunion. The reunion drew over 60 families from throughout the country. Patients and families had the opportunity to reunite with physicians, nurses and other members of their care team. Throughout the day, guests enjoyed lunch, and fun filled activities including a visit to Jungle Island.
Some photos from the event:
Boy with Rare, Genetic Syndrome Returns Home to Trinidad After Complex Craniofacial Surgery
A team of surgeons from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Craniofacial Center performed a complex reconstructive surgery on a seven year-old child that will improve his vision and ability to eat, as well as his appearance and overall quality of life.
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Performs the World’s First Focused Ultrasound Surgery on Hypothalamic Hamartoma Tumor in Epilepsy Patient
A multidisciplinary clinical team at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital used magnetic-resonance guided focused ultrasound to ablate a centrally located brain tumor in a young patient experiencing tumor-associated seizures.
For an 11-month-old boy in Denver, ingesting marijuana may have triggered a heart problem that ultimately led to his death, according to a recent report of the case.
If the report's hypothesis is true, the case would mark the first time a person has died from a marijuana overdose. But the findings are far from definitive — as a single case, the report cannot prove that marijuana exposure was actually the cause of the infant's death.