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    Seizure-Free with Minimal Risk

    When children with epilepsy run out of treatment options, MRI-guided laser ablation surgery offers hope for a seizure-free life.   Read the full story  

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    The Gift of a Life Without a Shunt

    We are among the first in the nation to offer a surgical treatment that gives children with hydrocephalus the hope of a life without the burden of a shunt.  Read the full story  

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    Developing a Modern Shunt

    A new kind of hydrocephalus shunt being developed by Dr. Sam Browd incorporates the latest technologies and promises to dramatically reduce failure rates.  Read the full story  

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    A Cut Above

    Every day, surgeons at Seattle Children's Hospital use the latest, most advanced surgical techniques to make the burden of illness and injury a little lighter for children and their families. Meet four surgeons who are taking a step beyond to tackle vexing problems.
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    Weighing the Options

    Seattle Children's surgeons play a leading role in evaluating whether surgery is the best treatment option.
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    Children's Story Project

    The Children's Story Project features stories written by patients and families about how Seattle Children's has impacted their lives.
    Featured: Jessie's story
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    Program Innovation: Neurosurgery, Neurology and Radiology

    Seattle Children's neurosurgeon pioneers the use of functional MRIs with younger patients.
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    Q-and-A with Samuel R. Browd, MD, PhD

    Samuel talks about what it's like to work at Seattle Children's and what's special about the Neurosurgery Division.
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    Daniel's Story: Craniofacial and Neurosurgery

    Daniel was born with part of his brain outside his skull. His face didn't look like other people's. At Seattle Children's, a team of craniofacial doctors and neurosurgeons sealed the opening to Daniel's brain to protect him from disease and injury. And as part of this very complicated procedure, they gave Daniel the face he should have been born with.
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    The Race Is On

    Raising awareness about hydrocephalus - and money to support research at Seattle Children's - is the goal of the new Hydrocephalus Research Guild.
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    Suppressing Seizures

    Modern imaging techniques make surgery possible for people with intractable epilepsy.
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    Hydrocephalus: Filmmaker Provides Hope

    Filmmaker and author Sherman Alexie talks about his experiences with hydrocephalus.
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    Q-and-A with Nadine M. Nielsen, Nurse Practitioner

    Nadine talks about what it's like to work at Seattle Children's and what's special about the Neurosurgery team.
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    Brain Tumor Surgery on 8-Year-Old Antonia

    Watch this nine-minute video about Antonia's brain surgery performed by Dr. Jeffrey G. Ojemann at Seattle Children's.
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    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Battling kids' brain cancer

    Funding for nanotechnology research focuses on pediatric brain cancer.
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