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February 24, 2018

Comprehensive Care Returns Teacher’s Focus to Her Love of Learning

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Two troubling diagnoses had Erika Bauserman worried about her future. Her care team at Mayo Clinic took care of both medical problems so Erika could put her health concerns behind her.

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Tags: Brain tumors, cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Betty Kim, Dr. Elizabeth Rauschenberger, Dr. Matthew Thomas, MayoClinicFL, Neurosurgery, oncology, Surgery


September 1, 2017

From History Teacher to Heart Health Advocate

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As a 37-year-old with no major medical problems, Collin Markum was shocked to learn he had a rare cardiac condition. Now after successful surgery and rehabilitation, Collin is working to help fund research and promote heart health.

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Tags: Cardiac Rehabilitation, cardiothoracic surgery, Cardiovascular Medicine, Colin Markum, Dr. Erol Belli, Dr. Norm Patton, Dr. Richard Agnew, heart failure, MayoClinicFL, Michelle Markum


April 27, 2017

Pectus Surgery Frees William Kranz to Enjoy a Pain-Free Future

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William Kranz delights in telling people he is “living his life behind bars,” with two more years to go. But William welcomes that time because, to him, those bars represent freedom and better health. The “bars” are actually metal rods inserted under William’s ribcage during a surgical procedure at Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus.

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Tags: Cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Dawn Jaroszewski, pectus excavatum


October 27, 2011

Ricky Rinehart: Raising Funds for Cancer Research One Mile at a Time

By Susana Shephard susanashephard

As he biked 213 miles of desert between Yuma, Ariz., and Phoenix in temperatures above 90 degrees, Ricky Reinhart thought a lot about moving forward. Much the same as he did a year ago as he laid in a bed at Mayo Clinic Hospital recovering from surgery for esophageal cancer. To celebrate his “first birthday” […]

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Tags: 1136, 3169, 4718, 5254, 5279, 5323, 5333, cardiothoracic surgery, esophageal cancer, esophagectomy, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix


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