When 17-year-old Isabella’s heart went into arrhythmia, it triggered her implanted defibrillator. The device kick-started her heart, but it also pushed a blood clot caused by her arrhythmia into her brain. It blocked a blood vessel and caused a stroke.
Patients & Families
Brett Seifried's son, Archer, was born with cerebral palsy and had a hard time walking. Archer is much improved after selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery performed by Dr.
Ellie Musgrave found her calling when she was just 4 years old. At 16, however, she went from a teenager with aspirations of being a race car driver to a patient at Seattle Children’s getting wheeled into a surgery suite to have a large tumor in the back of her brain removed.
In 2015, Melissa Hunter, decided to undergo surgery for epilepsy with Dr. Jeffrey G.
When you hear the phrase “brain aneurysm” a familiar image probably comes to mind of a medical emergency.
The team at the University of Washington’s Center for Neurotechnology is working out how best to engineer stimulation to the brain to restore tactile sensations that allow people to perform useful tasks.
Daniel Fine celebrated this 30th birthday in a hospital room with his life on the line. No one suspected he would have a brain tumor at age 29. To make matters worse, at the time of his diagnosis, Daniel was thousands of miles from home and needed a complex surgery.