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July 23, 2013

Life Restored for Patient at Mayo Clinic

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

Kenneth Piehl describes the intense pain he felt from extensive blood clots in his legs and the overwhelming feelings of, ‘joy and pride’ he shared with the Mayo Clinic staff, who successfully administered his Mechanical Thrombectomy procedure. Mayo Clinic’s Robert McBane II, M.D. explains the path to what Kenneth calls, “A life restored.”

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Tags: 5329, 5335, 5401, blood clot, Dr. Robert McBane II, DVT, Kenneth Piehl, Mayo Clinic, Mechanical Thrombectomy, vascular center, vein procedure, Venous Thromboembolism


August 31, 2011

“If I don’t crack in to tears on this one, it will be abnormal…”

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Richard is a patient from the Twin Cities in Minnesota. An articulate speaker with a keen eye for detail, he recounts a couple of happenings he has witnessed around the Mayo Clinic campus. These accounts certainly illustrate Mayo’s mission that the “needs of the patient come first”.

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Tags: blood clot, doctor, leg, Orthopedics, reschedule, Richard Carter, tears


May 2, 2011

A Marathon of Another Kind: Kidney Dialysis for 13 Months

By Lynn Closway lynn closway

It was the summer of 2008, and Nichole Rushton was primed and ready to run 26.2 miles – a marathon – something she had accomplished with relative ease twice before. At age 28, she well could have invented the concept of “multitasking,” keeping physically active, raising two kids and being a devoted wife to her husband, […]

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Tags: 3786, 5291, 5324, 5333, acute kidney failure, Arizona, blood clot, Depression, dialysis, diary, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Exchange Program


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