How Minimally Invasive Laser Surgery Ended Epileptic Seizures – Mayo Clinic

Nicole Dehn, 30, has had epileptic seizures since she was six months old. Despite various medications and devices, her seizures remained uncontrolled. That is until Mayo Clinic offered hope with a new minimally invasive surgery. Known as laser thermal ablation, the therapy was previously approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treatment of tumors in other parts of the body, and is now being used for epilepsy patients. Early results are promising as Nicole is finally able to drive.

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Knee Replacement: Dr. Mary O’Connor Reviews the Recovery and Follow-up

Mary I. O’Connor, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida, discusses the follow-up, recovery and rehabilitation associated with knee replacement surgery. She addresses how soon patients may resume activities, such as exercise, walking and driving.

Knee Surgery (3-Part-Series)
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNPy5-6qWrU
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNkaiDo3za8
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAQW073ZUx8 (This video)

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Asthma: Diagnosing, Treating and Managing this Condition – Mayo Clinic

Arveen Thethi, M.D., an asthma and allergy specialist at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., shares information about the chronic condition asthma, which affects more than 235 million people, according to the World Health Organization.

Asthma is a treatable — but not curable — condition that causes inflammation, mucus and spasms in the small airway. It affects both children and adults and is characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness and wheezing, which vary in severity and frequency from person to person.

Dr. Thethi shares information about diagnosis, management and treatment of the disorder, including when to seek care from a specialist.

More information about asthma and services at Mayo Clinic can be found at http://mayoclinic.org/asthma

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MR Fusion Biopsy at Mayo Clinic

MR fusion-guided biopsy of the prostate is a state of the art technique for the early diagnosis of prostate cancer. It allows for diagnosis of difficult to reach cancers with conventional biopsy techniques. Uses the most advanced technology to image the prostate with MRI.

Learn more about this new technique with Mayo Clinic urologist Julio Gundian.

More information at www.mayoclinic.org

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How to Safely Instill Eye Drops – Mayo Clinic

Brigitte Keener, O.D., optometrist at #MayoClinicFL, demonstrates how to safely and effectively instill eye drops for patients who have prescribed drops for treatment of ocular conditions.

For more information visit http://mayocl.in/ophthalmology or call 904-953-2232

Spanish version: http://youtu.be/JKK6I-XgbgI

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The FAQs of Knee Replacement Surgery with Dr. Ortiguera – Mayo Clinic

Cedric Ortiguera, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at the Mayo Clinic campus in Jacksonville discusses several frequently asked questions regarding osteoarthritis and knee replacement surgery. In this video, Dr. Ortiguera mentions how osteoarthritis is the most common reason for needing knee replacement surgery and how there is currently no cure for osteoarthritis. He describes how knee replacement surgery replaces the worn out cartilage in the knee with an artificial knee cap.

To learn more, visit http://mayocl.in/2zR5wLJ.

This video will mention:
• The success rate of surgery
• The duration of your time in the hospital including, surgery, post surgery and physical therapy.
• The length of time to expect a knee replacement to last
• The types of low impact activities that you will be able to do with a knee replacement
• The potential complications of a knee replacement
• How Mayo Clinic will help control the pain during the surgery and during the recovery process
• The advances in knee replacement technology
• The rate of recovery for a knee replacement surgery

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Dietitian’s Tips on Following a Low Fiber Diet – Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic’s Melissa Stewart, RD (Registered Dietitian) talks about a low fiber diet for lower gastrointestinal disorders.

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Knee Replacement: Dr. Mary O’Connor Discusses the Surgical Procedure

Mary I. O’Connor, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida, explains what is involved with knee replacement surgery, including pain management techniques used during the surgery. She also explains who is a candidate for minimally invasive knee replacement surgery.

Knee Surgery (3-Part-Series)
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNPy5-6qWrU
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNkaiDo3za8 (This video)
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAQW073ZUx8

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Mayo Clinic SURF program: Tamiel Turley’s Story

Meet Tamiel Turley, a senior at Texas Woman’s University who spent 10 weeks away from her family this past summer as a participant in the prestigious Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF).

Developed by Mayo Graduate School, Mayo’s school for Ph.D. training, SURF is the first-of-its-kind initiative in the nation to bring together diverse college students from across the country for summer research apprenticeship training with Mayo Clinic scientists.

Learn more about Tamiel’s experience with the program, which exists on all Mayo campuses and receives nearly 1,200 applicants per year.

Learn more about SURF by visiting www.mayo.edu.

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Dr. Sletten Discussing Central Sensitization Syndrome (CSS)

Mayo Clinic’s Christopher Sletten, Ph.D., ABPP discussing Central Sensitization Syndrome, which is the prevailing theory of the cause of chronic pain & other chronic symptoms. A patient and/or provider understanding of this process can lead to seeking appropriate treatments including the Pain Rehab Center (PRC) at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus.

Learn more about the PRC program in Florida: http://mayocl.in/prcfl

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