5 days ago

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Fwd:: DOCTOR ALERT: If you are considering seeing Dr. Wellons for treatment of either Chiari Malformation or Tethered Cord (TSC) .. or another neurosurgical related condition needing surgery -- Please for your sake, and for the sake of both you and your child, stay CLEAR of Vanderbilt University Medical Center as well as Children's Hospital for Pediatric Neurology and Pediatric Neurosurgery. Dr. Wellons has operated on at least two girls with Chiari for decompression surgery that's resulted in their deaths. I share this information with you all because it's vital when choosing a Pediatric Neurosurgeon/Neurosurgeon to treat your Chiari/EDS or TSC that you research and vet them well! Don't settle for the first specialist you find .. keep on looking, researching, making phone calls, asking us here for help with referrals -- because the surgery for the treatment of Chiari/TSC and EDS related TSC is serious. You don't want just anyone operating on your brain for Chiari decompression or your neck for fusion surgery .. or your spine for Tethered Cord release surgery! Even though it takes extra time, that extra time done for researching is important. Never stop asking questions, whether it's here in this support group, or directly to your Pediatric Neurosurgeon/Neurologist (if there's headaches/migraines/seizures or other neuro related condition(s) ) If you don't get the answers you're in need of -- especially if it's regarding upcoming surgery or the decision to have surgery. It's far better to wait and find the 'right' Neurosurgeon than it is to 'simply settle!' Because, settling can end in dire consequences. <3 Dr. John C. Wellons, CV ~ from Vanderbilt Univ Medical Center's webpage: Dr. Wellons is Professor of Neurological Surgery, Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Professor of Pediatrics. He was the Site Investigator for the private and NIH-funded Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN), and continues as the Primary Investigator for ongoing studies related to HCRN. His additional research and clinical interests include the role of neuroendoscopy in the treatment of pediatric brain tumors and hydrocephalus, improving surgical outcomes in Chiari and Chiari-related disorders, and anatomic and surgical studies of the brachial plexus and peripheral nerves. ** How we can help remember and honor Laycee Bryant: Because he is an active site investigator for the HCRN (Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network) funded by NIH and from private donors, I'd encourage everyone to send a copy of this video with an email to the IRB of the NIH and ask that they investigate him and have the state of TN Board of Medical Review also launch an investigation into his surgical records and review any/all surgeries performed on children/adults for Chiari. The NIH can then contact the HCRN and yank him as an investigator as well as pressure the state of TN to pull his medical license. As he's tenured .. this is most likely the best way we can help JD Bryant's family and any others who've been affected by Dr Wellons. ** Education: Dr. Wellons received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson, Miss. He completed his Master of Science in Public Health in Clinical Research (Epidemiology) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Postgraduate Training: Dr. Wellons completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Duke University Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in stroke research there. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Children's Hospital of Alabama. Current Research Interests: ** PLEASE NOTE: Chiari Malformation is NOT listed here ** Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN) Endoscopic minimally invasive procedures Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve treatment ** The settings on this post are public, so please share this far and wide. Please however make sure that when you share this, you use cut and paste feature and create a brand new post. In order to have the video link work, you will have to click into the video link and copy and paste it back into your new post/document. Thanks <3 .. ** This is video is of JD Bryant's daughter Laycee -- JD was Laycee's dad and Laycee 4 months ago began having horrible headaches and symptoms of Chiari and TSC. Her parents the Bryants took her to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital looking for answers and Dr. Wellons took on their daughter's care. Vanderbilt Univ Med Ctr is not known for their Pediatric Nsg or Neurosurgery or Neurology Departments. This past December she had decompression surgery to treat her Chiari and it was badly botched. It left Laycee unable to speak, and pretty much left her with symptoms of a stroke. She sadly passed away on/around 1/31/17 and her funeral was yesterday. :( https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=396759560716295&id=100011467626110&__mref=message_bubble&hc_location=ufi

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Dec 06

Why is this new person Justin Chambers doing ...

Why is this new person Justin Chambers doing the weather where is Craig Edwards going ..please don't take Craig Edwards off he is the reason I watch Fox 17 news without him I have no reason to watch Jennifer walldel makes my nerves jump she needs to tone it down a little.

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    WZTV FOX 17 News, Nashville, Nashville, TN. 329K likes. WZTV is the FOX affiliate in Music City, Nashville, Tennessee. FOX 17 broadcasts live, including FOX 17 News at 9 & 10pm and "Fox 17 This...
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Dec 02

The parade wasn’t all happy and jolly today, ...

The parade wasn’t all happy and jolly today, there were a few Grinches in the crowd.

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Oct 23

Bobby Moore, 50, admitting to stabbing anothe...

Bobby Moore, 50, admitting to stabbing another man three times at 2nd and Broadway on Sunday - right near Rock Bottom Brewery and Cotton Eyed Joe.

    Man accused in two downtown Nashville stabbings over the weekend
    A stabbing in the heart of the heart of Nashville's tourist district has landed a man in jail.Bobby Moore, 50, admitting to stabbing another man three times at 2nd and Broadway on Sunday - right near Rock Bottom Brewery and Cotton Eyed Joe.Metro police say
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Oct 11

BREAKING: At least one person is dead in a ro...

BREAKING: At least one person is dead in a rollover crash near the intersection of 2nd Ave South and Peabody Street in downtown Nashville.

    Deadly crash kills one person in downtown Nashville
    Metro Nashville Police said they were on the scene of a deadly rollover crash in downtown Nashville on Wednesday. According to police, there are four cars involved in the crash near 2nd Avenue South and Peabody Street. Drivers are being asked to avoid the
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Oct 11

STEER CLEAR: Water main break at Edmondson Pi...

STEER CLEAR: Water main break at Edmondson Pike & McMurray Drive could tie up traffic until noon.

    Water main break blocks part of busy South Nashville intersection
    A water main break is blocking part of a busy intersection in South Nashville and it could hold up traffic throughout the day.Crews are working to fix an 8-inch water wain near Edmondson Pike and McMurray Drive.Crews are digging int he area right now, but
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Oct 07

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Aug 31

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Aug 26

MISSING: He was last seen around 10:15 p.m. n...

MISSING: He was last seen around 10:15 p.m. near Hadley Avenue and 14th Street in Nashville. Anyone with info call 615-898-7770.

    Rutherford County family looks for missing young man
    The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is asking for help to find a missing 23-year-old man last seen in Nashville. According to the RCSO, Stone Rich's family reported him missing on Wednesday. He was last seen around 10:15 p.m. near Hadley Avenue and 14th
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Nov 23 2015

Nashville mother accused of exposing her toddler to freezing temperatures

Darrell Walker lives in a tent city near Brick Church Pike and West Trinity Lane, the same intersection where Metro Police say Bean left someone’s car then pushed her toddler son in a stroller around midnight Saturday. Walker says he has seen Bean beg for money in the area.

    Nashville mother accused of exposing her toddler to freezing temperatures - WZTV FOX 17 - News - Top Stories
    Stream WZTV Fox 17 Newscasts LIVE starting with Fox 17 This Morning at 4:30am, News at 5:30pm and News at 9pm & 10 pm Nashville, Tenn. (Jen French)-A Nashville mother accused of exposing her toddler to freezing temperatures while pushing her child in a stroller has a criminal history of drugs and prostitution.
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Nov 23 2015

Dad Charged After Thief Steals Car With 19-Month-Old Inside

According to Metro Police, , 46-year-old Emanuel Batey went into a store at 2600 Clarksville Pike to buy cigarettes.

The suspected car thief answered the phone and then agreed to surrender the car and child at the intersection of Heiman Street and 14th Ave North, a little over a mile from where the car was taken.

    Dad Charged After Thief Steals Car With 19-Month-Old Inside - WZTV FOX 17 - News - Top Stories
    Stream WZTV Fox 17 Newscasts LIVE starting with Fox 17 This Morning at 4:30am, News at 5:30pm and News at 9pm & 10 pm NASHVILLE, TN - Metro Police have arrested a man for stealing a vehicle while a toddler was still in the back seat.
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