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March 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment

From Wheelchair to Rock-Climbing in 3 weeks!

By MakalaArce 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

August 19, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Mayo helps athlete get back on her feet

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

I was diagnosed with bone cancer in ninth grade. It was December 2006, just before the holidays. For several months, I’d had a bump just below my right knee that the local orthopedic surgeon thought was just an extra piece of bone. My mom is a pediatric oncology nurse, and she was worried it was […]

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Tags: 1136, 2292, 5220, 5298, 5307, 5309, 5335, Cancer, Orthopedics, Osteosarcoma, Patient Story

June 16, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Chloe’s Story: Brain Surgery for Movement Disorder

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

A couple of weeks ago, a friend at work sent me a link to a video in which Chloe Williams shows and tells her story of having brain surgery for a movement disorder called myoclonus. It includes video of Chloe both before and after surgery. I sent Chloe, who is now 19 and has completed […]

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Tags: 2973, 5292, 5294, 5306, 5307, Brain surgery, Mayo Clinic, movement disorder, myoclonus, YouTube

June 12, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Abby and Belle Carlsen: Three Years Later

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Abbigail and Isabelle Carlsen of Fargo, North Dakota, returned to Mayo Clinic yesterday and today with their parents Jesse and Amy for their three-year checkups. The formerly conjoined twins were separated at Mayo Clinic on May 12, 2006 in a daylong operation. Reporter Matt Russell from the Rochester Post-Bulletin interviewed the family after the girls’ last […]

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Tags: 5306, 5307, 5335, Abbigail Carlsen, Amy Carlsen, Carlsen Twins, Conjoined Twins, Isabelle Carlsen, Jesse Carlsen, Mayo Clinic

June 4, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Suzy Fitterer: “We have two normal two-year olds”

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Working in Mayo Clinic’s public affairs department, I don’t get to have as much daily interaction directly with patients and their families as our medical staff members do (although with our Sharing Mayo Clinic blog, I’m now having more of these opportunities.) But in one special year, starting in February 2006, I was part of […]

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Tags: 5306, 5307, 5335, Abygail Fitterer, Bismarck, Conjoined Twins, Fitterer, Madysen Fitterer, North Dakota, Twins

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