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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

September 8th, 2017

Breathing Easier After Nose Reconstruction Surgery

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Plagued by breathing problems and unwanted changes in her appearance, Diane Kolmer turned to Mayo Clinic for diagnosis and treatment that included reconstructive surgery. Now she’s back to looking and feeling like herself again.

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Tags: Dr. Grant Hamilton III, Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Multiple sclerosis, otorhinolaryngology


August 29th, 2017

Minor Scrape Leads to Major Health Crisis

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A seemingly innocent scrape on the hand landed Chris Gordon in a fight for his life after it morphed into a serious infection of a flesh-eating bacterium known as necrotizing fasciitis.

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Tags: Dr. Dave Dennison, Dr. Karim Bakri, Dr. Mark Morrey, Dr. Michael Bannon, General Surgery, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Necrotizing fasciitis, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


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