- By Dennis Douda
Teamwork Makes a Life-Changing Difference for Luis
Each year, about 500,000 Americans have to have their colons removed. Whether it’s because of cancer, trauma, diverticulitis or an inflammatory disease, colectomy may be necessary to save their lives. That was the case for Luis, a special young man who came a long way for help. His surgical team at Mayo Clinic found a very special solution. Here’s Dennis Douda for the Mayo Clinic News Network.