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Stephen Cassivi, M.D., M.Sc. __________________________________________________________________ Stephen Cassivi, M.D., M.Sc., a chest surgeon and specialist in lung and esophageal diseases, lung transplantation and cancer surgery Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Recipient of teaching awards from Mayo Clinic and the University of Toronto Basic research focus of regenerative medicine [...]Created by Shawn Bishop
ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 20, 2012. Pulmonary embolism occurs when critical blood flow to lung tissue is blocked in one or more arteries. It can be fatal without prompt treatment. The September issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter explains this condition, common symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. Normally, blood [...]Created by Ginger Plumbo
Mayo Clinic Cardiologist Charles J. Bruce, M.D., discusses Marfan syndrome, a disorder of the body's connective tissue that can affect the skeletal system, blood vessels, heart, lungs, eyes and other organ systems. Topics include an overview of the condition, diagnosis, and treatment options.
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Researchers at Mayo Clinic are exploring an association between the spread of breast cancer and asthma. Study results are suggesting a woman with both breast cancer and asthma could be at an increased risk of the cancer spreading to her lungs.Vivien Williams has this report. [TRT 1:42] Video, script and [...]Created by Dana Sparks