Brain Waves

Published On 11/15/2013

Brain Waves features the clinical, teaching and research endeavors of Le Bonheur Children's Neuroscience Institute.

Winter 2016 issue

Cannabidiol begins to control childhood seizures

Neurologists at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital are leading a new pediatric clinical trial of cannabidiol (CBD), a compound extract from a cannabis plant, which they hope will help minimize the frequency and length of seizures for children with epilepsy.

Case study: Braxton Ganus
Sagittal suture synostosis

At Braxton’s 6-month checkup, the pediatrician noticed the back of his skull had grown larger and was elongated and narrow. An X-ray showed that his skull sutures had prematurely fused. Braxton was diagnosed with sagittal suture synostosis.

Din, Rivas-Coppola join Neuroscience Institute

Two neurologists have joined Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s Neuroscience Institute.

Abusive head trauma rates on the rise, study finds

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Neurosurgeon Paul Klimo, MD, led a study on abusive head trauma (AHT), which was published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics in May.

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit adds new equipment, software

Newly installed software and state-of-the-art technology in Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) will provide pediatric neurologists and nurses better data and information for epilepsy monitoring, brain mapping and other neurological procedures.

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