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April 11, 2012 · by James White, MD · Education, Featured Topics, News, Patient Information

ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Head trauma is one of the most commonly identified reasons that patients develop epilepsy. Most studies suggest that approximately 6% of patients with epilepsy have TBI as the cause. The more severe the head trauma, the higher the risk of developing epilepsy. For example, patients with penetrating brain injury have a 53% chance…

December 19, 2011 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News

[youtube][/youtube] Dr. Mary Dunn, our consulting neurosurgeon here at Minnesota Epilepsy Group talks about brain surgery and the use of Magnetic Source Imaging (MSI)/BrainLAB stereo-tactic navigation.

November 14, 2011 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Epilepsy Foundation is asking everyone to Get Seizure Smart. The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota supports the 60,000 Minnesotans & North Dakotans living with epilepsy. Visit to find out get involved with Epilepsy Awareness and help those with epilepsy.

October 24, 2011 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News

Minnesota Epilepsy Group’s EEG Lab has renewed their ABRET accreditation for another 5 years.  As an accredited lab we submit our work for technical review by the ABRET LAB Accreditation Board.  Obtaining accreditation shows that we provide quality, reliable EEG data, interpretable by anyone, anywhere. Being an accredited EEG Lab by ABRET means we: 1….

October 5, 2011 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News
Intraoperative MRI

At Minnesota Epilepsy Group we perform almost all our epilepsy surgeries in partnership with United & Children’s Hospital at the John Nasseff Neuroscience Center Intraoperative MRI Suite.  This operating suite is the only one of its kind in the Twin Cities metro area offering 2 surgical suites and a diagnostic suite.  During epilepsy and tumor…

September 27, 2011 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News

Watch Dr. Frost on WCCO’s Good Question: What Happens To A Brain During A Seizure? [htmlembed name=cbs1]   MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – For Gopher football coach Jerry Kill, the sudden spike in seizures has been a mystery. For scientists looking into seizures, the inner-workings of the brain is always a mystery. So what is a seizure…

May 26, 2010 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News

October 16, 2007 – Fox Nine News aired a story on the importance of utilizing Magnetic Source Imaging (MSI)/Magnetoencephalography (MEG) technology in surgical planning of epilepsy and tumor cases. The story highlighted a patient who received care at Minnesota Epilepsy Group, PA. The information obtained from the non-invasive MSI testing allowed the neurosurgeon to avoid…

November 12, 2009 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota announced that it intends to spend $300 million for a major renovation of its campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul. One of the key goals of the modernization plan is to make every inpatient room a private room. The expansion effort also involves upgrading and enlarging the epilepsy unit,…

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