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Oboe Becomes a Surgical Instrument For all of the high-tech and futuristic technology finding its way into health care, Mayo Clinic surgeon Shelagh Cofer, M.D., proves that old-fashioned common sense has its place too. How do you make sure a procedure to restore a musician’s wind power has worked before you leave the operating [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Imposible determinar el momento oportuno para la cirugía de reparación del labio hendido sino hasta después del nacimiento

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Espero a mi primer hijo y tengo 30 semanas de embarazo. Después de la ecografía de la semana pasada, el médico nos informó que existe la posibilidad de que el bebé tenga labio hendido. ¿Cuánto tiempo se recomienda esperar después del nacimiento para realizar la cirugía? ¿Podré [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

TUESDAY Q & A: Timing of surgery to repair cleft lip can’t be determined until baby is born

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 30 weeks pregnant with our first baby. After an ultrasound last week, our doctor informed us our baby will likely have a cleft lip. How soon after he is born do you recommend surgery? Will I still be able to breastfeed him? ANSWER: Learning that your baby [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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