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May 27, 2021

Hyperbaric treatment speeds healing after cleft palate surgery

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Before Kael Jaeger was born, his 20-week ultrasound revealed to his parents, Jacy and Jesse Jaeger, that he had a cleft lip and palate. As the couple adjusted to this new reality, his care team stepped up and created a plan for repairing this common birth defect. A cleft lip and palate are openings or […]

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Tags: cleft lip and palate, Dr. Shelagh Cofer, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Jacy Jaeger, Jesse Jaeger, Kael Jaeger


December 2, 2019

Wide, Wonderful Smiles After Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Treatment

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

For Rebecca and J Winkowski, learning that their daughter, Everly, would be born with a cleft lip and palate was an unexpected and unnerving discovery. But after meeting a compassionate team of Mayo Clinic physicians committed to Everly’s care, those feelings of anxiety and apprehension quickly vanished.

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Tags: Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic, Dental Specialties, Dr. Chad Rasmussen, Dr. John Volz, Dr. Mari Charisse Trinidad, Dr. Shelagh Cofer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology


April 19, 2019

Hitting the High Notes After Battling a Rare Tumor

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Mackenzie Rolison had been singing in choirs for years when she was diagnosed with a rare tumor. It required surgery that significantly affected her vocal cords. But after receiving further treatment from a multidisciplinary Mayo Clinic team, Mackenzie was thrilled to regain her voice. Singing has always been a big part of Mackenzie Rolison’s life. […]

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Tags: Dr. Colin Driscoll, Dr. Dale Ekbom, Dr. Michael Link, Dr. Shelagh Cofer, Laryngeal reinnervation, Paragangliomas


July 26, 2018

Surviving and Thriving Against All Odds

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Time and again, 5-year-old Aaliya Lopez has pulled through life-threatening medical crises, and thanks to ongoing medical support, the future she faces now is as wide open as her smile.

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Tags: Dr. David Daniels, Dr. Shelagh Cofer, Head and neck surgery, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Neurology and Neurosurgery, otorhinolaryngology, Pediatric Cardiology, Tetralogy of Fallot


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