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Headaches in Children and Teenagers Document

Headaches in Children and Teenagers

Pediatric Headache Program: Headaches in Children and Teenagers. Symptoms, When To Refer To a Neurologist, and Preventive Treatment.
Help Kids With Neural Tube Defects Live Better: How to Detect and Address Disability Video

Help Kids With Neural Tube Defects Live Better: How to Detect and Address Disability

Living Better With Spina Bifida: Opportunities to Improve Detection, Intervention and Long-Term Care While medical advances mean most patients with these anomalies are living into middle age, doctors often fail to address issues that impact quality of life.
Pediatric Brain Center: Emergent Care Document

Pediatric Brain Center: Emergent Care

Providing the most consistent, high-quality care for all pediatric neurologic conditions.
Pediatric Brain Tumor Program Document

Pediatric Brain Tumor Program

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Program at the Pediatric Brain Center of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals specializes in the treatment of brain and spinal cord tumors.
Neurofibromatosis Update: The Primary Care Provider’s Role and New Hope in Treating Tumors Video

Neurofibromatosis Update: The Primary Care Provider’s Role and New Hope in Treating Tumors

Pediatric neurologist Alyssa T. Reddy, MD, director of the UCSF Neurofibromatosis Program, breaks down the complex, multisystem signs of NF1, among the most common inherited neurologic disorders.
Looking at Abnormal Movement: A Neurological Language Lesson for Pediatricians Video

Looking at Abnormal Movement: A Neurological Language Lesson for Pediatricians

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.
The Pediatric Seizure: Assessing Recurrence, Answering Questions Video

The Pediatric Seizure: Assessing Recurrence, Answering Questions

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.
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

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.
Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Document

Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease

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.
Understand Childhood Ischemic Stroke – and Take Action Video

Understand Childhood Ischemic Stroke – and Take Action

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 and secondary stroke prevention.
AVM Bleeding in a Young Brain: Angiography as Part of the Solution Video

AVM Bleeding in a Young Brain: Angiography as Part of the Solution

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.
Pediatric Emergency and Trauma Services Document

Pediatric Emergency and Trauma Services

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.
Pediatric Epilepsy Document

Pediatric Epilepsy

UCSF’s Pediatric Epilepsy Center of Excellence is a trusted resource for physicians who want to ensure expert care for young patients with seizures.
Seeing and Safeguarding the Brain: Advances in Care for Pediatric Epilepsy Video

Seeing and Safeguarding the Brain: Advances in Care for Pediatric Epilepsy

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 perform procedures, and educate patients.
Pediatric Stroke Document

Pediatric Stroke

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals discusses pediatric stroke pediatrics, peds, pediatrician, neonatology, neurology, neuro, neurologist, neurosurgeon, neurosurgery, ucsf, univeristy of california san francisco
Headaches in Children and Teenagers - Treatments Document

Headaches in Children and Teenagers - Treatments

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals discusses treatments for headaches in children and teenagers
Headaches in Children and Teenagers - Symptoms Document

Headaches in Children and Teenagers - Symptoms

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals discusses the symptoms of headaches in children and teenagers
Markers of Spinal Dysraphism Document

Markers of Spinal Dysraphism

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals explains the markers of Spinal Dysraphism.
Head Shape Video

Head Shape

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.
Surgical Options Available for Spasticity Management in the Pediatric Patient Video

Surgical Options Available for Spasticity Management in the Pediatric Patient

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.