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Laparoscopic Surgical Removal of the Gallbladder in Pediatric Patients is Safe

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A recent study conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers recommends laparoscopic cholecystectomies (surgical removal of the gallbladder) for pediatric patients suffering from gallstones and other gallbladder diseases. This study was published in Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques. Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Ishitani are available in the downloads. [...]

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Recovering From Abdominal Hernia Repair Often Takes Longer Than Patients Expect

  Salt Lake City — Think having a hernia repaired is going to be a walk in the park — or that you’ll be ready to take a walk in the park within hours afterward? It may be time for a reality check, a Mayo Clinic study suggests. Researchers found [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Robotic Repair for Vaginal Prolapse Has Significant Benefits

Vaginal prolapse is a condition in which structures such as the uterus, rectum, bladder, urethra, small bowel, or the vagina itself may begin to prolapse, or fall, from their normal positions. Without treatment or surgery, these structures may eventually prolapse farther into the vagina or even through the vaginal opening [...]

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Bile Duct Stones

Dr. Todd Baron, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses symptoms, diagnoses, and management of bile duct stones. Many bile duct stones are found in the gall bladder and are managed by surgically removing them, which can often be done laparoscopically. Dr. Baron also discusses technique for removing difficult cases of bile [...]

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancer

Dr. Robert Cima discusses colorectal cancer which is one of the most common cancers in the U.S. Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable cancers and is one of the most easily treatable cancers, if detected early. Dr. Cima also discusses prevention and describes a colonoscopy, a mechanism for [...]

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