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Items Tagged ‘Orthopedics’

December 11, 2009

Mayo Clinic — A place for hope

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

My name is Walter Cannon, and I am 66 years old. When I was nine years old, I had an accident at school that lead to an infection that destroyed my left hip. The hip was fused at age 12. Thirty-five years ago I started looking for a doctor that could reverse the fused hip […]

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Tags: Orthopedics, Patient Story


June 23, 2009

A Life Restored

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

This submission came via email from Marilyn Bates, a Mayo Clinic patient. Bulbs crack the soil as sleet clears from Pittsburgh streets. Spring is almost here or so I think. Not so in Rochester, Minnesota, where my sister and I journey along I-90 to the Mayo Clinic. Here, plains are snow-swept and box elders border […]

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Tags: 3829, 5299, 5308, 5335, Orthopedics, Patient Stories


March 23, 2009

“We’re calling it ‘Planet Mayo,’ it’s so unlike any other medical institution”

By Catherine Benson Catherine Benson

Albert and Mary Errato came to Mayo Clinic in February 2009 when Mary was facing another major operation. After a series of infections and complications, Mary’s foot had been amputated in 2007 at an orthopedic hospital in New York City. She was scheduled for another operation, this time to possibly extend the amputation from mid-calf, […]

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Tags: 5299, 5308, amputation, Amputee, Charter House, Errato, Mayo Clinic, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitiation, Physical Therapy, Planet Mayo, PM&R


January 27, 2009

Highlighted Comment – Week of 1/18/09

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network

Here’s an excerpt of Lindsay Wood’s story, which she submitted on the Share Your Mayo Clinic Story open comment thread. …On my second visit to Mayo Clinic, I met Dr. Miguel Cabanela. I could tell when he walked in the room that he was the doctor for me. He listened to my parent’s concerns and […]

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Tags: Cerebral Palsy, hip resurfacing, hip surgery, Mayo Clinic, Orthopedics


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