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When the Tables Are Turned

By Caitlin Hoffman, MD

I often talk with anxious parents about their child’s upcoming surgery, but I recently found myself counseling and caring not for a child but a mother.

What to Talk About During Brain Surgery

Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief

Why some patients need to be awake during brain surgery -- and what we talk about when they are