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June 23rd, 2017

Robot-Assisted Heart Surgery and a Return to an Active Life

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Six years ago, increased fatigue led Matt Rohrer to Mayo Clinic, where doctors told him his heart’s mitral valve had a severe leak. Today, after robot-assisted heart surgery, Matt is back to enjoying his busy family lifestyle.

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Tags: Cardiology, Dr. Hector Villarraga, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Robotic Surgery


October 2nd, 2014

Orchestrating Cancer Treatment Not An Obstacle For International Musician

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss cindyweiss

Alvaro Gomez knows people in several continents and has access to health care in the U.S., Chile and Europe. When the Central Florida resident faced a prostate cancer diagnosis, he polled his acquaintances and doctors near and far and came up with one answer: Mayo Clinic. “I was fortunate that after taking into account the […]

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Tags: Central Florida, Dr. Wehle, Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL, minimally invasive surgery, Orlando, Prostate Cancer, prostatectomy, Robotic Surgery


December 17th, 2012

Prostate cancer treated with robotic surgical system

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Diagnosed with prostate cancer at a relatively young age, Dr. Randall Minion chose robotic surgery as the best way to maintain his full, active lifestyle. Read Randall’s story.

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Tags: 1136, 2391, 5158, 5183, 5327, 5335, 5420, Dr. Igor Frank, Prostate Cancer, Randall Minion M.D., Robotic Surgery


November 22nd, 2012

Robotic minimally invasive heart surgery reduces recovery time

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

With a business to run and an active lifestyle to maintain, Denny Waite turned to Mayo Clinic to find an experienced surgical team to perform his heart surgery and hasten his recovery.

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Tags: 1498, 5158, Denny Waite, Dr. Suri, heart murmur, Mayo Clinic, mitral regurgitation, Robotic Surgery


February 4th, 2011

Robotic Head and Neck Surgery

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Surgeons at Mayo Clinic have developed a new robotic procedure performed through the mouth (transorally) to treat cancers of the tongue base and tonsils. Mayo Clinic is one of the few medical centers in the United States offering this surgery, and Mayo physicians have extensive experience in the procedure. In this video, Doctors Kerry Olsen, […]

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Tags: 1136, 5267, 5279, 5335, Head, Kerry Olsen, Mayo Clinic, Neck, Robotic Surgery, Steven Olsen, throat, tongue


October 4th, 2009

Jillayn Hey’s “Remarkable” Mayo Clinic Story

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Editor’s Note: Jillayn Hey, a Mayo Clinic patient from LaCrosse, WI, sent this story via email. I recently read an article titled; “Want to Heal? Tell Your Story. Narrative medicine boosts our bodies and souls”, Utne Reader (Sept.-Oct. 2009). The basis of the article is that through telling our personal stories of illness and disease, […]

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Tags: 5142, 5253, 5335, heart valve repair, Mayo Clinic, Robotic Surgery


February 21st, 2009

Snowboarding Great Grandma Cancer Survivor on YouTube

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

In last week’s Social Media Saturday post we introduced Mayo Clinic’s YouTube channel and how you can view videos and pass them along to your family or friends who might find them interesting. But what if you want to share your story through video? One option is to contact our Mayo Clinic social media team when […]

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Tags: 1136, 3098, 4727, 5158, 5327, 5333, Bladder Cancer, Cancer, Grandma, Mayo Clinic, Robotic Surgery, Snowboard


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