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Over three million people suffer from epilepsy in the US and -- treatment options were limited to medications or open brain surgery.
33 year old mother of one Melissa Thomas had been living with epilepsy for twelve years.
Living with medication has -- as such a young each was very difficult.
Maintaining -- schedule.
Remembering to take my medicine.
Now it technique -- -- Serb elation is giving neurosurgeons -- less invasive way to eliminate seizures.
Doctor should barred vanished and his team at Robert Wood Johnson hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey are one of the few in the country that performed the cutting edge procedure.
You could achieve to same exact outcome without opening your head why would you.
And so -- and all of medicine looking for minimally invasive procedures.
Neurosurgeons -- fiber optic cable -- to a three millimeters small hole in -- -- then using guided imagery.
To read it -- blood vessels and healthy really matter into the targeted brain lesions without damaging any lingering issue.
The laser uses thermal energy to wipe out problematic issue.
While the surgical team monitors temperature in real time through an MRI screening.
You're able to -- heat.
Killed would you want to destroyed and save what you don't want to -- call.
When her medication stop working and her -- spun out of control.
Her family are sure to look into surgery after meeting with doctor damaged she decided she had nothing to lose.
She won four.
It didn't want my ability this living like that.
An annual ahead -- chains.
To suit partisan I'm not taking -- Money you pay any evidence eases my -- Wisconsin's -- Salina.
Thomas was released today after surgery and hasn't had his -- in six months like this normal.
Everyone -- -- -- call them daddy says the procedure has a wide range of candidates including those with inoperable brain tumors.
Any time that patient is told there's nothing -- -- that can be done.
He should think about I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.