Innovative brain surgery leads to patient enjoying the simple things in life, like driving.
Pediatric Brain Tumors
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Retinoblastoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the retina, the light-sensitive layers of nerve tissue at the back of the eye. If left untreated, retinoblastoma is a potentially blinding and fatal eye cancer. Although it is relatively rare, it is the most common malignant eye tumor in children. […]
Hydrocephalus comes from the Greek: hydro means water, cephalus head. Hydrocephalus is an abnormal accumulation of fluid (cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF) within cavities called ventricles inside the brain. CSF is produced in the ventricles by delicate tufted structures known as choroid plexus. It circulates through the ventricular system and is absorbed into the bloodstream. CSF […]
The skull of an infant is made up of free-floating bones separated by fibers called sutures. This arrangement allows the infant’s head to pass through the birth canal and also enables the skull to grow with the brain in early infancy. Premature fusing of the sutures is called craniosynostosis, which restricts skull growth. The cause […]
How I got my life back after weight loss surgery
After trying to lose weight unsuccessfully with fad diets and exercise, 63-year-old Gary Johnson heard about a procedure from a friend that would melt away the pounds. He headed to Houston to meet with Dr. Todd Wilson for a consultation that would be life changing.
Preventative care saves Houstonian
Each year, an estimated 70,000 people will be diagnosed with oral, head and neck cancers. UT Physicians otorhinolaryngologists are working to educate the public about these types of cancers and how early detection is the key to survival.
Michelle’s story—seizing a cure
Louisiana resident Michelle Hernandez spent most of her life searching for a way to control her seizures caused by epilepsy. Her journey led her to UT Physicians and Dr. Giridhar Kalamangalam. Her life has now been forever changed.
Early detection key to cancer survival
During a routine well visit at the new UT Physicians Community Health & Wellness Center – Rosenberg, a local woman receives test orders that lead to a breast cancer diagnosis.