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Video: Pediatric Stroke

Helping Kids Recover from Pediatric Strokes

Uploaded on Sep 14, 2010

Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a brain mapping technique that's been around for 25 years, Dr. Adam Kirton of the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine is taking an old technology in a new direction to treat children who've suffered a stroke at or near birth. His research is being conducted at the Alberta Children's Hospital's Pediatric TMS laboratory, the only one of it's kind in Canada.

Read the full story in our magazine.

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Identifying Strokes in Children with Moyamoya Disease

Uploaded on Feb 18, 2011

Michael Scott, MD, Christopher R. Fellows Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Boston Children's Hospital, talks about the challenges in identifying strokes in children who have Moyamoya disease.

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Strokes: Recognizing them in Children | Keeping Kids Healthy

Uploaded on Dec 15, 2011

Did you know that children can have strokes? Did you realize that they can strike infants, and even fetuses still in the womb? If that's news to you, you're not alone! A lot of medical personnel are in the dark about childhood strokes as well, and the lack of awareness is a major obstacle to improving kids' treatment and recovery. Recognizing strokes right away -- and knowing what to do about them -- is crucial in limiting the damage they can do to the rest of a child's life. Would you recognize the signs of a stroke in your child? And if you did, would you know where to take her to receive the best possible treatment in those first critical minutes? Join our host Dr. Winnie King, two families whose children have suffered strokes, and two of the top experts in the field, to get the answers you need to protect your child.

Kids Who Have the Following Conditions Have a Higher Risk of Stroke:
• Sickle Cell Anemia
• Heart Defects
• Blood Disorders
• Meningitis
• High Blood Pressure
• Dehydration
• Chicken Pox -- risk of stroke is higher in the time period after having chicken pox

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Teen Stroke Victim Finds Voice at Children's Hospital of Michigan

Uploaded on Oct 22, 2009

Children's Hospital of Michigan pediatric rehabilitation physicians and therapists help teenage stroke victim find his voice and get back on his feet again.

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Parents of Daughter who Suffered Pre-natal Stroke Fear Cuts to Special Education Threaten Children With Disabilities

Uploaded on Jul 10, 2008

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Girl's Miracle Stroke Recovery at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

Uploaded on Oct 4, 2011

One minute, 6-year-old Kendall was enjoying a day at the beach; the next minute she was suffering a major stroke. The charming little girl shares her story, and her parents describe the lifesaving care she received at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. Video courtesy of WSVN CH7.

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Samantha Para and the Boston Celtics - Helping Children's Hospital Boston

Uploaded on Dec 17, 2010

Samantha had a pre-natal stroke that left her body's right side weakened. Despite heroic efforts to help her, she was left with constant seizures, up to 20 a day. As a teen, Children's stepped in with a rare and risky surgery. Now she is seizure-free and a freshman at a community college on the Cape.

In this video Samantha shares her passion for the Celtics and what it means to her to be able to go to a game.

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Faces of Stroke Ambassador: Bailey

Published on Apr 29, 2012

Hear more about why Bailey is a 2012 Faces of Stroke Ambassador for National Stroke Association's premiere stroke awareness campaign.

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