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March 4th, 2016

Hope for ‘Happy, Healthy Life’ Thanks to Answers for ‘Never Seen Before’ Problems

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Written by Bethany Henthorn Our daughter, Mallory, was born with several congenital defects known cloacal exstrophy (OEIS – omphalocele, bladder exstrophy, imperforate anus and spinal defects) found in 1 and 400,000 live births. After Mallory’s 20-week gestational ultrasound, we were referred to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, from Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar […]

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Tags: Cloacal Exstrophy, Labor and Delivery, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, NICU, Obstetrics and Gynecology, OEIS, Patient Stories, Prenatal Monitoring


February 2nd, 2015

An Extension of the Heart

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Marla Burkhart’s heart was functioning at roughly 30 percent when she was rushed to the hospital for an emergency cesarean section eight weeks before the due date of her first child. After she and her husband had chosen a name for their child, she placed her faith in her heart and the support of a […]

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Tags: cardiomyopathy, Go Red for Women, Heart Month, NICU


July 16th, 2014

Air Ambulance Ride Confirms Family’s Gratitude for Mayo Clinic

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Growing up in South Dakota, Brandon Mauck had heard stories about the famous medical institution surrounded by cornfields in Rochester, Minnesota. Mayo Clinic’s reputation inspired him to become part of the Mayo organization, and for the past four years, he has been working in the Department of Nursing at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. What he […]

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Tags: Dr. John Noseworthy, Mayo MedAir, NICU, nursing, Premature Labor


August 31st, 2012

Any Parent’s Worst Nightmare

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

When my husband and I found out we were going to have a baby, we were so excited. Little did we know of the journey baby Madison would take us on, and little did we know of the personal tragedy that would ensue following such a typically joyful time. Madison was a patient at St. […]

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Tags: 5292, 5306, 5335, ammonia level, baby, carbamyl phosphate synthetase, CPS, dialysis, liver, Madison, Neurology & Neurosurgery, NICU


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