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February 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Fetal Surgery Sets the Stage for a Healthy Birth

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Diagnosed with a life-threatening condition at 20 weeks gestation, Xavier Sorying underwent an innovative operation while in utero that helped him overcome his birth defect.

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Tags: Dr. Denise Klinkner, Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, Fetal Care Center, Fetal Diagnostic and Intervention Center, Fetal surgery, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, NICU, otorhinolaryngology, Pediatric surgery


March 4, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Hope for ‘Happy, Healthy Life’ Thanks to Answers for ‘Never Seen Before’ Problems

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Written by Bethany Henthorn Our daughter, Mallory, was born with several congenital defects known cloacal exstrophy (OEIS – omphalocele, bladder exstrophy, imperforate anus and spinal defects) found in 1 and 400,000 live births. After Mallory’s 20-week gestational ultrasound, we were referred to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, from Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar […]

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Tags: Cloacal Exstrophy, Labor and Delivery, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, NICU, Obstetrics and Gynecology, OEIS, Patient Stories, Prenatal Monitoring


February 2, 2015 · Leave a Comment

An Extension of the Heart

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Marla Burkhart’s heart was functioning at roughly 30 percent when she was rushed to the hospital for an emergency cesarean section eight weeks before the due date of her first child. After she and her husband had chosen a name for their child, she placed her faith in her heart and the support of a […]

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Tags: cardiomyopathy, Go Red for Women, Heart Month, NICU


July 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Air Ambulance Ride Confirms Family’s Gratitude for Mayo Clinic

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Growing up in South Dakota, Brandon Mauck had heard stories about the famous medical institution surrounded by cornfields in Rochester, Minnesota. Mayo Clinic’s reputation inspired him to become part of the Mayo organization, and for the past four years, he has been working in the Department of Nursing at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. What he […]

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Tags: Dr. John Noseworthy, Mayo MedAir, NICU, nursing, Premature Labor


August 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Any Parent’s Worst Nightmare

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

When my husband and I found out we were going to have a baby, we were so excited. Little did we know of the journey baby Madison would take us on, and little did we know of the personal tragedy that would ensue following such a typically joyful time. Madison was a patient at St. […]

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Tags: 5292, 5306, 5335, ammonia level, baby, carbamyl phosphate synthetase, CPS, dialysis, liver, Madison, Neurology & Neurosurgery, NICU


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