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June 7, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Off to New Adventures After Bidding Incontinence Goodbye

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

For years, Catherine Hebert always carried a pair of underwear in her purse. She often needed them. Affected by stress incontinence, she leaked with even slight exertion. Now, after undergoing an outpatient procedure to treat the incontinence with urinary mesh, Catherine stays dry, and her extra undergarments stay at home.

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Tags: Dr. Emanuel Trabuco, incontinence, Pelvic organ prolapse, Transvaginal mesh


November 3, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Three

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

Following Part One and Part Two series posts, this one focuses on the transportation of supplies. Tom Griffin is the Operations Manager for transportation within Mayo Medical Laboratories. He was involved in helping Dr. Deborah Rhodes and her group members send the numerous medical supplies to Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Tom talked of […]

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Tags: Congo, DRC, gynecology, incontinence, laboratory, Mukwege, Rhodes, sexual violence, supplies, Tom Griffin, transportation


November 2, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Two

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

Deborah Rhodes, M.D., a Mayo Clinic physician and director of the Executive Health program describes how this trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, introduced in Part One, came to be. She said, “It was inspired by a visit I had with a patient who came to see me…My patient told me some particular stories […]

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Tags: Congo, DRC, gynecology, incontinence, Rhodes, sexual violence


October 29, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part One

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice (@elizabeth rice)

This is the first in a series of posts about six Mayo Clinic medical experts traveling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to V-Day, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most dangerous place on the planet to be a woman or a girl. Since 1996, sexual violence in the eastern Democratic […]

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Tags: Congo, Creedon, Dowdy, DRC, Fischer, gynecology, incontinence, McGuire, Rhodes, sexual violence, Trabuco


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