Neurosurgeons had 19-year-old Kira laconetti sing her way through brain surgery so they could protect her musical talent.
Musician Kira Iaconetti had a form of epilepsy that was triggered by listening to or playing music.
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"I had brain surgery, I was crossed eyed [and] I couldn’t smile."
It's been a few months since my son's brain surgery. A few months since words like "resection" and "craniotomy" and "temporal lobe" became part of my almost daily vocabulary. I went from someone who took her kid to the doctor once a year, to someone who has an entire team of doctors to choose from when something goes wrong.
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Over the past 2 years our family has fumbled our way through tuberous sclerosis complex and all the crazy curve balls it can throw. From seizures and hospital stays, to therapies and now brain surgery. I'll be honest though...I never expected to have to prepare for brain surgery.
A collection of old photographs reveals the faces of some of America's earliest brain surgery patients, affording a glimpse
The year 2013 was full of highs and lows for Redditor wellyjup and her husband. (Story continues after photos) "A year ago
Seeing their reactions to all the gory details is pretty entertaining, to say the least. Indeed. When popular YouTuber, Charles
Successful outcomes depend on an almost fantastic synthesis of psychomotor control, excellent visual discrimination, years of training, and meticulous planning. How can surgeons reach this peak more efficiently, perhaps more quickly?