Can I be a Liver Donor

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Justin Nguyen about who can be a liver donor. To listen, click the link below. Can I Be A Liver Donor

No Matter the Cause, Symptom Relief from Chronic Sinusitis is Available

No Matter the Cause, Symptom Relief from Chronic Sinusitis is Available July 22, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: Can doctors tell if a sinus infection is bacterial or fungal? I’ve heard that some chronic infections can be related to a fungus. Answer: Using lab tests, doctors can differentiate between a sinus infection that’s caused by bacteria […]

Medical Experts for Media – Ophthalmology

Sophie J. Bakri, M.D. Keith H. Baratz, M.D. Michael P. Fautsch, Ph.D. Sanjay V. Patel, M.D. Jose S. Pulido, M.D. Arthur J. Sit, M.D. Sophie J. Bakri, M.D., is an ophthalmologist and has interests in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Macula Society, and others Editorial Board […]

Living Donor Liver

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Justin Nguyen discusses living donor liver transplantation. To listen, click the link below. Living Donor Liver

Disease of the Bile Ducts May Lead to Liver Damage or Failure

Disease of the Bile Ducts May Lead to Liver Damage or Failure March 11, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: My son is 30 years old and was just diagnosed with PSC. Can you tell us more about it? How is it treated? Answer: Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the bile ducts […]

Organ Donation Optimization

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Darrin Willingham discusses organ donation. To listen, click the link below. Organ donation Optimization

Cost for Organ Donation

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Scott Nyberg sets the record straight regarding whether or not you would be charged for donating your organs for transplant. To listen, click the link below. Cost For Donation

With Prompt Treatment, Hemochromatosis Can Usually Be Managed Effectively

With Prompt Treatment, Hemochromatosis Can Usually Be Managed Effectively January 21, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: I was diagnosed with hereditary hemochromatosis a year ago. I have had regular blood draws to remove iron from my body. My iron levels are stable for the moment. Will I eventually need a liver transplant? Answer: Hemochromatosis is a […]

Am I too Old to Donate

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Scott Nyberg asnwers the question, am I too old to donate my organs? To listen, click the link below Am I Too Old to Donate

Methylprednisolone May Relieve Shortness of Breath, but Won’t Treat Emphysema

Methylprednisolone May Relieve Shortness of Breath, but Won’t Treat Emphysema November 19, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: Can methylprednisolone relieve shortness of breath for a person with emphysema? Answer: Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid medication used to reduce inflammation in people with various lung conditions. It can help relieve shortness of breath in some cases. But it’s […]

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