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Monday's Housecall

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Help yourself to better sleep with these tips Eager to catch more z's? See what to avoid during the day and how to prepare for bedtime. Prophylactic oophorectomy: Preventing cancer by surgically removing your ovaries Angelina Jolie Pitt recently had surgery to prevent ovarian cancer. Get [...]

Created by Jen O'Hara

Tuesday Q and A: Several factors affect long-term DVT treatment plan

Tuesday Q and A: Several factors affect long-term DVT treatment plan

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Eleven years ago I developed deep vein thrombosis, which led to a pulmonary embolism. A vena cava filter was put in place, and I’ve been on warfarin since that time. Will I ever be able to discontinue warfarin and take aspirin instead? Would changing my diet allow [...]

Created by lizatorborg

When Summer Travel Includes Surgery; Mayo Clinic Expert Offers Tips for a Safe Trip

When Summer Travel Includes Surgery; Mayo Clinic Expert Offers Tips for a Safe Trip

Flying is as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, Mayo study finds Rochester, Minn. — Summer travel isn’t for vacation alone. For some people, it may include a trip to an out-of-town hospital for surgery. If you are traveling for chest surgery, you may wonder whether it is safer [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Cassivi check on supplemental oxygen (:19)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi wear loose fitting clothing (:18)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi stay hydrated (:31)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi walk every hour (:59)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi don't travel alone (:48)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

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