While the bacterial infection can be mild in adults, if a baby who hasn’t received a full course of vaccinations is infected, whooping cough can be extremely serious.Mayo Clinic News Network reporter Vivien Williams has more on how to recognize and treat this disease.
In a video originally posted on TheHeart.org | Medscape Cardiology, Sharonne Hayes, MD, and Regis Fernandes, MD, discuss the genetic disorder of familial hypercholesterolemia and appropriate steps for identifying and treating the disease.
The scope of social work practice at Mayo Clinic is wide, and the opportunities are many. The social worker brings a unique perspective to the multi-disciplinary team which helps the team to better understand all of the needs, strengths, and concerns of the patient. Consider being a medical social worker!
Mark Truty, M.D., a Mayo Clinic surgeon specialized in treatment of pancreatic cancer, discusses the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatic cancer. Dr. Truty emphasizes that in 2013; approximately 45,000 patients were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Today, with Mayo Clinic’s research and modern approach to multimodal surgical management of pancreatic cancer, patients who previously may have had very little hope, now have a greater chance of long-term survival.
For more information, visit: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/why-choose-mayo-clinic/CON-20028153/?mc_id=youtube
On any given day about 15,000 Americans are on the liver transplant waiting list, hoping they can get a lifesaving donor organ in time. It’s that kind of statistic that’s had doctors looking for alternatives for decades. Now, a new study in the Journal of Hepatology reports that Mayo Clinic researchers may have a bioartificial liver ready to do the job for some of those patients. Here’s Dennis Douda for the Mayo Clinic News Network. For more information visit http://www.mayo.edu/research/labs/artificial-liver-transplantation/overview?mc_id=us&utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=sm&utm_content=video&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100504
This video discusses the common acute side effects that occur during Radiation therapy to the breast or chest-wall. Recommendations on how to best care for your skin during radiation therapy as well as post radiation therapy skin changes are reviewed.
Thank you for joining us in this eight-part video series on pancreatic cancer. In the second video, physicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mitesh Borad, M.D., oncologist, and Douglas Faigel, M.D. gastroenterologist, discuss the diagnostic procedures available for the evaluation of pancreatic cancer and pancreatic cysts. Dr. Faigel highlights treatments offered to improve the quality of life of a patient diagnosed with these conditions.
To schedule an appointment with a Mayo Clinic pancreatic cancer specialist, please call (800) 446-2279 or email PancreaticCancer@mayo.edu.
For more information on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatic cancer, please visit: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cancer/basics/definition/con-20028153.
To watch all the videos in this pancreatic cancer series, please click the following link: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSWR1ylG_6JbuNhywmJwtk5o1rM4eqbio