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January 19, 2011

“New Year, New Skin, New Leg”

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

When Brenda M. woke up with flu-like symptoms in August 2007, she had no idea just how grave her condition was. Later in the day she noticed discoloration and severe pain in her right leg. By that afternoon, Brenda entered the emergency room where her health continued to decline. Doctors at Mayo Clinic worked incessantly […]

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Tags: amputation, Amputee, Blood, Brenda, infection, leg, Mayo Clinic, new, recovery, skin, year


March 23, 2009

“We’re calling it ‘Planet Mayo,’ it’s so unlike any other medical institution”

By Catherine Benson Catherine Benson

Albert and Mary Errato came to Mayo Clinic in February 2009 when Mary was facing another major operation. After a series of infections and complications, Mary’s foot had been amputated in 2007 at an orthopedic hospital in New York City. She was scheduled for another operation, this time to possibly extend the amputation from mid-calf, […]

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Tags: 5299, 5308, amputation, Amputee, Charter House, Errato, Mayo Clinic, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitiation, Physical Therapy, Planet Mayo, PM&R


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