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December 7, 2020

‘Fast and very precise’ robotics-guided biopsy offers precision in diagnosis for international patient

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Over five years, Erasmo Carlos Perdomo Maradiaga received six different diagnoses from doctors in Honduras. The 26-year-old father needed answers, and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, he realized a trip to the U.S. could be his only hope for a precise diagnosis. Excruciating back pain first brought Erasmo Carlos Perdomo Maradiaga to the doctor. Imaging tests […]

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Ernesto Ayala, Dr. Sleby Chen, Mayo Clinic International Services


September 25, 2018

Using Expertise and Teamwork to Tackle a Brain Tumor

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After being plagued by mysterious symptoms for more than a year, Richard Uihlein was diagnosed with a brain tumor and told nothing could be done about it. Undeterred, he went to Mayo Clinic for a second opinion. There he found a way forward after all. 

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Tags: Brain cancer research, Craniopharygioma, Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Proton Beam Therapy, Regenerative Medicine


January 29, 2018

Spine Surgery Restores Teen’s Hope for the Future

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Spine surgery not only preserved Marichu Rosales Brun’s ability to walk, it has allowed her to embrace all the promise that the years ahead hold for her.

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Clarence Watridge, MayoClinicFL, Neurosugery, spinal cord tumor, spine surgery


January 11, 2018

Epilepsy Care Makes the World More Peaceful for a Painter

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For years, seizures caused confusion and disorder in Kristin Taheri’s daily life. Then she turned to Mayo Clinic, where she received the diagnosis she had been seeking, and her care team worked diligently to stop her seizures.

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Robert Wharen, Dr. William Tatum, Epilepsy, Epilepsy surgery, MayoClinicFL, Neurology and Neurosurgery


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