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December 3rd, 2013

Child’s play — at long last

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

After heart surgery, Deshawn Corbin can run, jump and swim like a kid … for the first time Deshawn Corbin is just 15 years old. But he’s already experienced more life than most people many times his age. Deshawn was born with complex congenital heart disease that affected the way blood traveled through his body […]

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Tags: 1474, 5252, 5253, 5306, 5335, Cardiac surgery, Congenital Heart Disease, Dr. Ann Reed, Dr. Ben Eidem, Dr. Harold Burkhart, Fontan Procedure, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis


December 27th, 2012

Carter’s cranium remolding

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

For Carter Schlink cranium remolding — and the colorful helmet that makes it possible — are a great fit.

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Tags: 5302, 5306, 5335, Carter Schlink, Mayo Clinic, Occupational therapy, Pediatrics, Sherilyn Driscoll


December 21st, 2012

Ella Schultz: Thriving with Family and Medical Support

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Ella’s medical condition requires the attention of numerous specialists at Mayo. But with their help, she is overcoming every challenge and thriving.

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Tags: 5299, 5306, 5396, Dr. Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Wetmore, Ella Schultz, Mayo Clinic, Neurofibromatosis


December 18th, 2012

Toddler diagnosed with aggressive brain tumor

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

When a brain tumor unexpectedly appeared in 20-month-old Jayden Gonzalez, Mayo Clinic doctors responded quickly to remove the tumor and restore his health.

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 2871, 3723, 5236, 5292, 5297, 5304, 5306, 5335, Jayden Gonzalez, Mayo Clinic


December 17th, 2012

Rare congenital subglottic stenosis treated with airway reconstruction surgery

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Ryan Chubbuck was born with an extremely narrow airway, a life-threatening condition. An innovative airway reconstruction procedure has left Ryan, and his parents, breathing easy.

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Tags: 5167, 5267, 5306, 5335, airway reconstruction, Dana Thompson M.D., Mayo Clinic, Ryan Chubbuck, subglottic stenosis


November 23rd, 2012

Family gives up mashed potatoes in respect of toddler’s restrictive diet

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Shelby Birch’s whole family gave up mashed potatoes to help her with a diet that controls her seizures.

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Tags: 2589, 5306, 5335, Epilepsy, ketogenic diet, Mayo Clinic, Pediatrics, seizures, Shelby Birch


November 20th, 2012

Brain tumor surgery stops seizures

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Thorough evaluation at Mayo Clinic solved the mystery of why Emily Crawford was having seizures, and successful removal of a brain tumor stopped them from occurring.

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Tags: 5236, 5270, 5292, 5294, 5304, 5306, 5335, Emily Crawford, Mayo Clinic, pediatric neurology, seizures


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


August 8th, 2012

Injured At Birth

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Most parents don’t like to see their child up in arms, but for Taylor Beauseau’s parents, that’s a beautiful thing

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Tags: 2631, 5292, 5294, 5299, 5306, 5308, 5335, Alexander Shin, birth, brachial plexus, nerve graft, oberlin technique


March 15th, 2012

Thumbs-Up After Successful Thumb Reattachment

By stacytheobald stacytheobald

Anistasia Smith and her mother, Bridgette Grunewald, give a big thumbs-up to Brian Carlsen, M.D., and the team at Mayo Clinic who cared for the then 4-year-old in February 2011. Anistasia’s left thumb had been severed in a recliner chair. “Anistasia was asleep, cuddling on her grandma’s chest. When the recliner was brought to an […]

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Tags: 5299, 5306, 5309, 5335, Anistasia Smith, Dr. Brian Carlsen, severed thumb


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