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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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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Crohn's Disease

Dr. Eric J. Dozois, Colon and Rectal Surgeon at Mayo Clinic talks about minimally invasive surgery for Crohn's Disease. Crohn's Disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract, leading to abdominal pain and cramping, severe diarrhea, bleeding, and weight loss. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMlFAyvtQN8

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Hyperhidrosis

John Atkinson, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon, describes treatment of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). He also discusses the use of sympathotomy, a minimally-invasive surgical approach to cure severe hyperhidrosis that was developed at Mayo Clinic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLX3qTEgL80

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Diverticulitis

Dr. David Larson, a colon and rectal surgeon at Mayo Clinic discusses diverticulitis, its diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment options. Diverticula are small, bulging pouches that develop in the wall of the large intestine (colon). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGhMy2K1LBM

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Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Edward Loftus discusses causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. He also discusses conditions associated with ulcerative colitis. Physicians at Mayo Clinic rely on a close collaboration with radiologists and Gastroenterology pathologists to evaluate patients. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JXL3_IRBdc Dr. Edward Loftus discusses different medications used to treat ulcerative colitis. He also discusses surgery [...]

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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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Pediatric Surgery for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Dr. Abdalla Zarroug explains pediatric minimal invasive surgical procedure and recovery. Dr. Zarroug also describes an example of a minimal invasive surgery procedure for pediatric patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Finally, Dr. Zarroug also explains the role of the pediatric surgeon and the benefits of pediatric patients who come to [...]

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Hernia Surgery for Children

Dr. Abdalla Zarroug explains minimal invasive surgical procedure and recovery for hernias, one of the most common diseases pediatric surgeons deal with. Dr. Zarroug also explains the role of the pediatric surgeon and the benefits of pediatric patients who come to Mayo Clinic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhEbAuPrXoY

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