Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy Shawn Monti, 46, was referred to Ricardo Komotar, M.D., assistant professor of neurological surgery and co-director of Surgical Neuro-oncology at UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, after being diagnosed with a brain tumor one year ago. Komotar used sodium fluorescein to help neurosurgeons remove the brain tumor by illuminating the affected tissues.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy Shawn Monti, 46, was referred to Ricardo Komotar, M.D., assistant professor of neurological surgery and co-director of Surgical Neuro-oncology at UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, after being diagnosed with a brain tumor one year ago. Komotar used sodium fluorescein to help neurosurgeons remove the brain tumor by illuminating the affected tissues. Matias J. Ocner Miami Herald Staff
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy Shawn Monti, 46, was referred to Ricardo Komotar, M.D., assistant professor of neurological surgery and co-director of Surgical Neuro-oncology at UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, after being diagnosed with a brain tumor one year ago. Komotar used sodium fluorescein to help neurosurgeons remove the brain tumor by illuminating the affected tissues. Matias J. Ocner Miami Herald Staff

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