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Dr. L. Gerard Toussaint III

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Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member
    Texas Brain and Spine

Education

  • M.D.
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Web References
News - Targeting Cancer's Own Stem Cells to Fight Recurrence - Veria.com
www.veria.com, 21 Jan 2009 [cached]
"This research and this line of research in general is very exciting," added Dr. L. Gerard Toussaint III, an assistant professor of neuroscience and experimental therapeutics at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and a neurosurgeon with the Texas Brain and Spine Institute in Bryan. "Their approach is to genetically engineer a virus that would only be turned on in the stem cell population."
This type of virus-against-cancer therapy may be the next generation of anti-cancer treatments, he said.
Gerard Toussaint, III, ...
www.prnewswire.com, 8 Nov 2007 [cached]
Gerard Toussaint, III, Neurosurgeon and member of the Texas Brain and Spine
However, neurologic deterioration like ...
www.kbtx.com, 21 May 2008 [cached]
However, neurologic deterioration like differences with speech or understanding or difficulty moving one side of the body or the other or seizures definitely should prompt an MRI scan," said Dr. L. Gerard Toussaint III with the Texas Brain and Spine Institute and also the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.
"From a clinician's standpoint, it's ...
www.sbch.org, 6 Aug 2009 [cached]
"From a clinician's standpoint, it's important to read this data and be aware of it," said Dr. L. Gerard Toussaint III, an assistant professor of neuroscience and experimental therapeutics at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and a neurosurgeon at Texas Brain and Spine Institute in Bryan. Vertebroplasty involves injecting a type of "cement" into the spine to stabilize it, thereby relieving pain and reducing disability in people who have had osteoporotic fractures. The procedure is minimally invasive and often performed under local anesthetic, with the patient going home the same day, Toussaint said.
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"I always try bracing and analgesics and physical therapy to try to get the patients to feel better without any intervention at all," Toussaint added. "But if those measures don't work, I still think it is an option." Also, Toussaint noted, "a lot of patients can't get their insurance companies to pay for medications that are more effective for osteoporosis treatment because they're expensive and new, but they will pay for the surgery."
"From a clinician's standpoint, it's ...
www.fairview.org, 6 Aug 2009 [cached]
"From a clinician's standpoint, it's important to read this data and be aware of it," said Dr. L. Gerard Toussaint III, an assistant professor of neuroscience and experimental therapeutics at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and a neurosurgeon at Texas Brain and Spine Institute in Bryan.
Vertebroplasty involves injecting a type of "cement" into the spine to stabilize it, thereby relieving pain and reducing disability in people who have had osteoporotic fractures.
The procedure is minimally invasive and often performed under local anesthetic, with the patient going home the same day, Toussaint said.
...
"I always try bracing and analgesics and physical therapy to try to get the patients to feel better without any intervention at all," Toussaint added. "But if those measures don't work, I still think it is an option."
Also, Toussaint noted, "a lot of patients can't get their insurance companies to pay for medications that are more effective for osteoporosis treatment because they're expensive and new, but they will pay for the surgery."
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