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Once Again, Mayo Clinic Children’s Center Ranked Among Best Children’s Hospitals

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Children’s Center has again been ranked as the top performing children’s hospital in Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakotas on U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-2015 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Overall rankings for the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center significantly increased in nearly all of the pediatric [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Live Long, Beat Strong to Find a Cure (pkg)

At age 14, life's all about school, sports and hanging out with friends. But for the teen you're about to meet, it's also about enduring open heart surgery.  Jack Long faced a major operation, but instead of fearing what might happen, he focused on helping other people. [TRT 3:06] Journalists: The full [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

iPad Support for Heart Surgery Patients (pkg)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwRsRH1M9ds After surgery, patients often face uncertainty and worry about getting all the information they need to support their recovery. So, at Mayo Clinic patients who have had heart surgery are being given iPads to make their hospital stays easier.  [TRT 1:55] (Previously aired Feb. 2013) Click here for script. Journalists: The video report [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Robotically-Assisted Heart Surgery

Every year, thousands of Americans have operations to repair or replace faulty heart valves. For most of those people, it means open heart surgery. But now, doctors at Mayo Clinic are using robots to help them perform certain valve operations without opening the chest. There's less pain, shorter hospital stays [...]

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Heart Surgery and Heart Transplants

This week's Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend program is all about heart surgery and heart transplants.  Your host Dr. Tom Shives and co-host Dr. Jess Dhaliwal talk with Mayo Clinic cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Joseph Dearani. Medical Edge Weekend 9-12-09

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Surgery Better than Waiting for Patients with Severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMZ8yPWMXDo&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 A Mayo Clinic-led study by U.S. and European researchers has found that having surgery sooner rather than later is better for otherwise healthy patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation. The results challenge the long-held belief that it is safer to “watch and wait” until a patient has symptoms, such as shortness of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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