Experiencias en Mayo Clinic y nuestros pacientes cuentan su historia

    Los neurólogos y neurocirujanos de Mayo Clinic brindan atención integral especializada a cada paciente. Obtén más información sobre cómo Mayo Clinic puede brindar exactamente la atención que necesitas.

    Nuestros pacientes nos dicen que la calidad de sus interacciones, nuestra atención a los detalles y la eficiencia de sus visitas significa experimentar la atención médica como nunca lo habían hecho. Conoce las historias de los pacientes satisfechos de Mayo Clinic.

    1. Beating Back a Brain Tumor Amid Loss

      Terence Burns, M.D., and Katie Garrison When Katie Garrison embarked on treatment for a brain tumor, she did so supported by her husband, Joe. Midway through her journey, however, Joe died from complications due to his own cancer, and Katie leaned on her Mayo Clinic care team. Now, with their compassionate care and customized therapies, [...]

    2. Two Cancers, One Unified Multidisciplinary Care Team

      Joyce Gabbert and Garret Choby, M.D. Joyce Gabbert came to Mayo Clinic for treatment of a rare form of head and neck cancer. But she soon learned that wasn't the only cancer diagnosis she was facing. At that point, a coordinated care team came together to create a treatment plan that put Joyce on the [...]

    3. ?Tackling a Rare Brain Tumor With Expertise and Skill

      Diagnosed with a brain tumor, Marrissa Janssen was scared. Her biggest fear was that doctors wouldn't be able to get rid of the entire mass. But after consulting with experts at Mayo Clinic, Marrissa's fear turned to hope. Now, after surgery and proton beam therapy, the tumor is gone. Sept. 6, 2018, started off as [...]

    4. Marching to the Beat of His Own Drum After Brain Surgery

      Tanner Effinger knew something was seriously wrong. Despite seeing multiple physicians in Virginia and Idaho, no one could figure out what was causing his weight loss, fatigue and anemia. Within days of arriving at Mayo Clinic, however, Tanner was diagnosed with an unusual brain tumor. After it was surgically removed, all of Tanner's symptoms disappeared. [...]

    5. Battling a Brain Tumor, Finding Grace

      As a pastor, Johann Lochner believes his life's journey is guided by a higher power. Nowhere was that knowledge made clearer for Johann than at Mayo Clinic, where he encountered a team of physicians whose care and surgical talents in removing an insidious brain tumor gave him his life back. When Johann Lochner boarded a [...]

    6. Heading Forward With Gratitude and Grace

      For Marisa Bella, living with a rare neurological condition meant managing sustained pain and an unnatural head position, as well as dealing with unwanted reactions from strangers. For years Marisa navigated life while suffering the physical, mental and emotional effects of her illness. That all changed in 2018 when a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon helped her [...]

    7. Robotic Spine Surgery Renews Scott Walling's Independence

      Last summer, Scott Walling was in excruciating pain, and he could barely walk. Today he's pain-free and enjoying his favorite hobbies again, thanks to a new procedure offered by Mayo Clinic's Department of Neurosurgery. One of Scott Walling's favorite activities is trapshooting, especially because it's a pastime he gets to share with his children -- [...]

    8. Puzzling Symptoms Explained by Hydrocephalus Diagnosis

      It took some time to discover the source of the troubling symptoms that plagued Dorothy Sorlie. But once she was diagnosed with normal pressure hydrocephalus, neurosurgery fixed the problem and allowed Dorothy to return to the activities she loves. For two years, Dorothy Sorlie struggled with symptoms that appeared unrelated and progressively got worse. The [...]

    9. Neurosurgery Inspires Athlete's Career Path

      More than a decade after nerve transfer surgery restored mobility to his right shoulder, Peter Rechenberg is not only able to do Olympic lifts, he's using his experience at Mayo Clinic to bring healing to others. Peter Rechenberg loves his job as a home health care physical therapist working with older adults who have been [...]

    10. Looking to Crack the Code on Cavernous Malformations

      Kandie Nelson didn't know she had a medical problem until the moment she wasn't able to speak clearly. Now Kandie and her family are helping researchers learn more about the abnormally formed blood vessels that triggered her symptoms. Blood vessels in Kandie Nelson's brain had become abnormally tangled and twisted around themselves. But for years, [...]

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