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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

Seegers Considering fecal transplant (:21)

Diane Seegers, patient at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona, describes why she considered undergoing a fecal transplant.

Created by Susana Shephard

Seegers Life after fecal transplant (:18)

Diane Seegers, a patient at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona, discusses how her quality of life has improved since undergoing a fecal transplant.

Created by Susana Shephard

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