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Cerebrovascular Surgery

Neurofibromatosis (NF) Tumor Surgery | Hannah's Story

Related to her diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), Hannah had a complex plexiform neurofibroma (tumor) growing in her chest since she was 18 months old. After graduating high school, Hannah and her parents learned that the tumor had become cancerous. Watch how the team at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center worked with Hannah and her family to give her the outcome of a lifetime.

Laurie JeanAneurysm: Laurie's Story

When Laurie Jean Cannady faced surgery for a brain aneurysm, it felt like more than she could handle. But she found the treatment she needed, thanks to an innovative new procedure.

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MollieMoyamoya: Mollie's Story

A stroke ended Mollie Hudson’s ski vacation in the French Alps and led to the discovery that she had moyamoya, a rare cerebrovascular disease.A second stroke two months later confirmed what was ahead for Mollie if she didn’t undergo the surgery needed to treat the rare condition.Neurosurgeon Judy Huang, M.D., and the team at the Johns Hopkins Cerebrovascular Center successfully treated her.

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Dr. Olachi Mezu's Story

Patient Dr Olachi Mezu suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm while traveling. When another hospital wanted to discharge her, she turned to Hopkins.

Lester Picker's Story

Dr. Rafael Tamargo "clips" an aneurysm on the ophthalmic nerve of patient Lester Picker, preventing it from rupturing.


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