February 2020
Patient Care

Mayo Clinic specialists perform transperineal biopsy, which helps to accurately diagnose prostate cancer in patients with lesions or past complications and limits the infectious complications associated with transrectal prostate biopsy.

New endoscopic strategies can obviate the need for invasive surgeries, as well as mitigate the complications of gastrointestinal surgeries in high-risk patients.

Mayo Clinic physicians discuss which patients with head injury need a Level 1 Trauma Center, what to do prior to transfer, medically futile care and how to learn more about head injury management.

Mayo Clinic is rapidly developing augmented and virtual reality ― artificial intelligence technologies ― to improve heart visualizations and create biopatches for arrhythmia therapy.

After an injection of stem cells from his own fat, a clinical trial participant demonstrated improvement in motor and sensory functions without significant adverse effects.

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Each month, Mayo Clinic specialists discuss a variety of topics helpful to primary care practice.

May 7-9, 2020, in Orlando, Fla.
Course participants gain perspective on how to recognize and diagnose common rheumatologic disorders, and determine which patients can be managed in their practices and which need referral to a specialist.

June 11-13, 2020, in Coronado, Calif.
This course enables providers to improve care of female patients by presenting emerging scientific and clinical evidence related to medical conditions that are unique to women, occur more frequently in women or present differently in women.

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By applying new technology and innovations effectively to patient care, the transplant team has delivered higher transplant rates than the national average and lowered the length of patient stay.

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