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Category: Press Releases

Mexico City Student Travels to Barrow for Cavernous Malformation Surgery

When Constanza Giesemann began suffering painful headaches, the active university student chalked it up to stress at first. It turned out to be much more serious, requiring her...

DBS Surgery Provides New Hope for Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Inclusion Criteria for the ADvance II study: At least 65 years old Mild Alzheimer’s disease On a stable dose of cholinesterase inhibitor 60 days prior to consent (donepezil,...

Dr. Lawton Removes Cavernous Malformation from Ohio Man’s Brainstem

A small business owner in Ohio is back to work just weeks after undergoing lifesaving brain surgery to remove a large malformation on his brainstem at Barrow Neurological...

Dr. Francisco Ponce Celebrates 1000th DBS Surgery

Barrow Neurological Institute neurosurgeon Francisco Ponce, MD, has reached an impressive surgical milestone, performing his 1,000th groundbreaking Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedure for a Parkinson’s patient who traveled...

Barrow Concussion Survey: Fewer Parents Let Kids Play Contact Sports

Amid growing concussion concerns, only 65 percent of Arizona parents say they will allow their children to play contact sports – a sharp drop in two years, according...