Boston Red Sox fan Dr. Michael DiSano hit a homerun when he joined Akron Children’s team as our newest pediatric epileptologist in our NeuroDevelopmental Science Center. While he loves anything baseball and rooting on his current home team, the Cleveland Indians (just as long as they’re not playing the Red Sox), he’s most passionate about […]
Have you ever noticed that your car never seems to make that knocking sound when you take it to the mechanic for a tune up?
Parents of children with epilepsy sometimes experience a similar problem explaining their children’s seizures to their epileptologist.
Dr. Deborah Holder, director of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at Akron Children’s Hospital, knows the problem all too well. Parents report the child is seizing, sometimes as many as 200 seizures a day.
At least that has been the question swirling around Baby Jude’s neurological episodes in the past month or so. Baby Jude’s team – therapists, Vance and I, cousins, aunts – have witnessed and/or noted a major increase in body tremors and new seizure like activity. He has had an additional EEG, and an extended EEG is […]