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3T Wide Bore MRI For Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Earlier this year, Mayo Clinic announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, 22,000 square foot Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center location in downtown Minneapolis as part of a long-term collaboration with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx. This weekend, the Twin Cities’ first sports medicine/musculoskeletal-dedicated GE 3T wide bore magnetic resonance [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Added sugar: Don't get sabotaged by sweeteners Added sugar can contribute unwanted calories and aggravate health concerns. See where it may be lurking in your diet and how to cut back. Telehealth: When health care meets cyberspace From researching treatment options to emailing your doctor, see [...]

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Seeing Inside the Heart with MRI (pkg) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allows physicians to look inside the heart while it's beating. They can locate the damage done by a heart attack, study the tissue characteristics and identify infection. Vivien Williams reports that Mayo Clinic physicians are tailoring treatment with MRI to keep people healthier longer. [TRT 1:17] (Previously aired on MCNN Feb. [...]

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MRI Safe Pain Blocker: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Implantable neurostimulators have been used for years by pain specialists to help some patients.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Halena Gazelka explains how a recent recent FDA ruling could end up helping even more. To listen, click the link below. MRI Safe Pain Blocker

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MRI Screening for Breast Cancer

Screening is a proven tool in the fight against breast cancer.  Self-exams, clinical-exams and mammograms are all all part of the recommended routine.  At Mayo Clinic, doctors are also utilizing MRI's for women at high risk of developing the disease.

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Radiation Dose with CT Scan

There have been a lot of misconceptions about the risks associated with radiation dosages and CT scans. Amy Hara, M.D., a radiologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, provides some real answers to questions surrounding radiation dose and when to have procedures such as a CT scan vs. MRI or other non-radiation [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Using Structural MRI May Help Accurately Diagnose Dementia Patients

A Mayo Clinic study may help physicians differentially diagnose three common neurodegenerative disorders in the future. This study was presented at the Alzheimers Association International Conference on Alzheimers Disease in Vienna. In this study, Mayo Clinic researchers developed a framework for MRI-based differential diagnosis of three common neurodegenerative disorders: Alzheimers disease [...]

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Heart MRI

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Brian Shapiro tells us how doctors are getting a better look inside the heart to identify problems. To listen, click the link below. Heart MRI

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