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March 19, 2012

From Wheelchair to Rock-Climbing in 3 weeks!

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Having gone to several doctors elsewhere without receiving answers, this previously athletic student, Nick, and his mom, Becky, arrived to Mayo Clinic. They were exhausted. Nick was bundled up in many layers and in a wheelchair. Five minutes into his first appointment, Dr. Phil Fischer diagnosed Nick with POTS and Autonomic Dysfunction. He started the three-week Pediatric Pain […]

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Tags: 5273, 5292, 5307, 5335, Autonomic Dysfunction, Becky, Dr. Barbara Bruce, Nick, Pain, pediatric, Phil Fischer, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome


April 8, 2011

From Ohio to Minnesota – Spleen Removal

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Lee Howard received a suggestion from a local physician in Ohio that she come to Mayo Clinic, where she ended up having her spleen removed. Watch this touching testimonial of her experience… “The Mayo Clinic journey, the way that I see it, it saved my life.” – Lee Howard Related Departments General Internal Medicine

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Tags: 5273, 5335, Lee Howard, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, Ohio, spleen removal, splenectomy


January 20, 2011

Mayo: My Best Hope for Treating My Rare Cancer

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Mayo Clinic had already been a source of invaluable consultations for my long-time autoimmune Sjogren’s Syndrome and for genetic counseling to ascertain potential genetic predisposition for the autoimmune conditions, cardiomyopathy and cancer that populated my family tree. But late in 2008, skilled staff at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., greatly increased the odds that I’d […]

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Tags: 1136, 3640, 3719, 5273, 5275, 5279, 5335, Cancer, Patient Story


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