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Recovering From Abdominal Hernia Repair Often Takes Longer Than Patients Expect

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 [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

New Approach to Breast Reconstruction Surgery Reduces Opioid Painkiller Use, Hospital Stays

New Approach to Breast Reconstruction Surgery Reduces Opioid Painkiller Use, Hospital Stays

New York — March 3, 2014 — A new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average, a Mayo Clinic study found. The method [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Saint Cyr home without narcotics (:25)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

Saint Cyr patient reaction to new approach (:28)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

Saint Cyr using across plastic surgery (:21)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

Saint Cyr how different approach to post surgery (:27)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

Saint Cyr new approach (:27)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen