Items Tagged ‘pediatric neurosurgery program’

March 30, 2017

Gio’s Journey

By ronniesilveirajr ronniesilveirajr

  “Your son has epilepsy.” Four words. Four terrifying words. Heartbreaking. Devastating. It is difficult to find words that best convey what a parent feels when they receive such a diagnosis in regards to their child. A frenzy of questions and concerns enter the mind at lightning speed along with a sense of dread that […]

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Tags: brain surgery, Doctors Day, Dr. Aria Fallah, Dr. Raman Sankar, epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, featured, neurosurgery, patient stories, pediatric neurosurgery program, seizures, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital

September 23, 2009

Cavernous Angioma – Donaven’s Story

By uclahealth uclahealth   Great Patient Experience Changes Many Lives Donaven Hookano, 15 years of age, was experiencing head pain, vision loss in his left eye and convulsive seizures when Malia Solomon received the call from her son’s school. The diagnosis: hemorrhaging in his brain caused by a cavernous angioma, a potentially fatal or debilitating condition. The […]

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Tags: cavernous angioma, Dr. Jorge Lazareff, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, pediatric neurosurgery program