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Treatment of Pediatric Arachnoid Cysts

Dr. David Sandberg discusses causes, symptoms, and treatment options for arachnoid cysts in children.

View a video presentation on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric arachnoid cysts with Children's Memorial Hermann neurosurgeon Dr. David Sandberg below.

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Nikki's Story

Nikki-Tanner-Mischer-NeuroscienceNikki's symptoms, which became more painful over the years, drove her to seek help from different doctors and surgeons before a 1.6-cm cyst was discovered in the pineal region of her brain.

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About the Host

Dr. David Sandberg

David Sandberg, M.D.

  • Fellowship trained neurosurgeon with expertise in research and treatment of: brain aneurysms, brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), skull base tumors and meningiomas, pineal cysts, carotid disease, trigeminal neuralgia, and chiari malformations
  • Serves as Chief of neurosurgery for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Professor and Chair of neurosurgery at UTHealth Medical School
  • Honored with numerous awards and was named to America's Top Surgeons, Marquis Who's Who and Who's Who in America
  • Has authored studies published in journals such as Nature Genetics, Brain Research, International Journal of Cancer, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurosurgery and Genes, Chrom, Cancer