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April 12, 2019

Back on Track After Heart Bypass Surgery

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A suspicious finding during a routine physical led to a diagnosis of coronary artery disease for Mark Guthrie. Heart surgery quickly followed, and now the longtime track and field coach is back to work and feeling great.

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Tags: Coronary bypass surgery, Dr. Jacob Erickson, Dr. Robert Wiechmann, Dr. Tahir Tak, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in Onalaska, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


March 25, 2019

Goodbye to Pain After Long-Delayed Hip Surgery

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The thought of hip replacement surgery make Blake Robinson extremely anxious, and for years, he put off the procedure. But when the pain became too much to bear, his medical team helped Blake overcome his fear. Now with the surgery behind him, and his hip pain gone, he’s grateful for the high-quality care he received.

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Tags: Dr. Edgar Hicks, Dr. Rusty Brand, Hip replacement, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


February 20, 2019

Teamwork, Tenacity at the Heart of Mat Walker’s Recovery

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When Mat Walker had a device implanted to aid his failing heart, it was just the beginning of a long road to better health. But a host of Mayo Clinic care providers assembled to assist Mat as he worked toward his recovery goals.

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Tags: Amy S. Anderson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Mayo Post Acute Care, ventricular assist device


February 15, 2019

Puzzling Symptoms Explained by Hydrocephalus Diagnosis

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It took some time to discover the source of the troubling symptoms that plagued Dorothy Sorlie. But once she was diagnosed with normal pressure hydrocephalus, neurosurgery fixed the problem and allowed Dorothy to return to the activities she loves.

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Tags: Dr. Catherine Schmidt, Dr. Jonathan Bledsoe, Dr. Kevin Wergeland, Hydrocephalus, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


February 7, 2019

What A Doctor Learned When He Became A Patient

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As a cardiologist, Andrew Calvin, M.D., is very familiar with the world of health care. But when he found out he needed surgery, he was a little unnerved. Support from his spouse and care team got him through it, though, and taught him some important lessons along the way.

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Tags: Dr. Andrew Calvin, Dr. Jonathan Bledsoe, Dr. Scott Spritzer, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


December 26, 2018

Weight Loss Sets the Stage for Successful Surgery

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With hard work and determination, Ann Statz lost more than 100 pound in preparation for knee surgery. Now she’s feeling much better and reaping the rewards of renewed health.

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Tags: Ann Hoepner, Dr. Jonathan Webb, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Weight management program


December 19, 2018

Palliative and Hospice Care Ease Difficult Transitions

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As they’ve faced the realities of a terminal illness, Jim and Nancy Moessner appreciate the support and assistance they’ve received from Mayo experts in palliative care and hospice care.

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Tags: Hospice care, Janna Baker, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Multiple sclerosis, Palliative care


December 7, 2018

Feeling Fantastic After Heart Valve Surgery

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When James Tembrock was told he needed surgery to replace his aortic valve, he wanted to find a medical center where he could have the procedure done using a minimally invasive approach. That search led James to Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

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Tags: aortic valve replacement, Cardiac surgery, Dr. Robert Wiechmann, heart failure, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


November 28, 2018

Facial Pain Is More Than Meets the Eye

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Nancy Hannafin suffered from terrible pain on one side of her face for several years. Finally, a visit to her optometrist led to a breakthrough. Nerve pain was causing the problem, and brain surgery at Mayo Clinic fixed it.

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Tags: Dr. David Nye, Dr. Fredric Meyer, Dr. Jaclyn Morin, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Trigeminal Neuralgia


October 23, 2018

Serving the Underserved in Bolivia

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Two Mayo Clinic cardiologists are part of a medical team that provides badly needed care to people in one of South America’s poorest countries.

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Tags: Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Andrew Calvin, Dr. Michel Barsoum, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


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