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Our team cares for children with common and rare conditions affecting all areas of the nervous system. Broad categories include stroke and cerebrovascular disease, brain injuries, brain tumors, birth defects, epilepsy, movement disorders, development and behavior issues, neuromuscular disorders, headache and sleep disorders.
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Pediatric neurologist Jenn Tu, MD, PhD, breaks down movement types in this guide to determining whether a patient needs referral and how to sum up observations in meaningful ways.
This case-based presentation from pediatric neurologist and epilepsy specialist Ernesto Gonzalez-Giraldo, MD, sheds light on the significance of a first seizure, providing the evidence on risk of recurrence and epilepsy, and offering workup guidelines.
Pediatric neurologist and stroke specialist Christine Fox, MD, MAS, presents keys to identifying and treating children with ischemic stroke. In this short video, she covers risk factors, imaging modalities, evolving treatment strategies ...
This five-minute video reviews the warning signs for arteriovenous malformations, discusses treatment goals for AVMs in the very young, and offers images that illuminate both the condition itself and keys to successful surgical resection.
New techniques have not only made treating seizures safer but can help kids understand what’s happening in their own brains. Pediatric neurosurgeon Kurtis Auguste, MD, discusses using the latest tools to localize seizure foci, plan and ...
Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Sun and Nurse Practitioner Rebecca Silvers review what normal infant skull anatomy and biology looks like, and discuss the characteristic and causes of abnormal headshape.
Get an in-depth look at the procedures and the pros and cons of two surgeries for kids with cerebral palsy: selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) using a single-level laminoplasty with selective root sectioning and intrathecal baclofen pump insertion.
Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
Specialized assessment and treatment are essential in managing pediatric stroke and cerebrovascular disorders. For these services, physicians nationwide can turn to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals’ Pediatric Brain Center.
When an infant or child is critically ill or injured, evidence shows that timely access to expert emergency and trauma care can mean the difference between life and death.
UCSF’s Pediatric Epilepsy Center of Excellence is a trusted resource for physicians who want to ensure expert care for young patients with seizures.
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UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals discusses treatments for headaches in children and teenagers
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals discusses the symptoms of headaches in children and teenagers
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals explains the markers of Spinal Dysraphism.