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Cutting-Edge Epilepsy Surgery With Less Cutting: New Techniques Are Changing Kids’ Lives

Pediatric neurosurgeon Kurtis Auguste, MD, who directs the UCSF Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program, discusses in-use options that boost accuracy and safety for managing seizures. Helping PCPs counsel appropriately following an epilepsy diagnosis, Auguste describes an implantable device that reduces seizures when resection isn’t possible; MR-guided laser ablation that leaves no scar; EEGs that are less painful and more precise; and imaging technologies that help kids feel less afraid and more engaged.

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Kurtis Auguste, MD.

Kurtis Auguste, MD

Pediatric neurosurgeon

Dr. Kurtis Auguste is a pediatric neurosurgeon who specializes in disorders of the brain, peripheral nerves and spinal cord in children. He treats brain and spinal cord tumors, disorders of the brain's blood vessels, disorders involving ...

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