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May 2018

Patient Care

Pediatric spine deformity program provides patient care from birth through adulthood
Orthopedic pediatric surgical teams in Mayo's pediatric spine deformity treatment program ensure maximum safety for patients, improve their comfort postoperatively and markedly reduce their length of hospital stay.

Electromyography essential to diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders
Mayo's board-certified electrophysiologists and technicians complete nerve conduction studies and needle examination of common and uncommon nerves and muscles — plus specialized tests such as diaphragmatic and peripheral nerve ultrasound, and single fiber electromyography — to confirm neuromuscular disorders and monitor treatment progress.

Young Hip Clinic provides streamlined evaluation for patients with complex hip disorders
Mayo orthopedic surgeons collaborate to treat young, active people with painful hip deformities. Specialists often perform hip arthroscopy and osteotomy in a single procedure.

Research

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and lifestyle modification program collaboration show promise as obesity treatments
Study results published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Obesity Surgery evaluate the procedure's durability and effects on body weight and gastrointestinal function.

See all Family Medicine and General Internal Medicine Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic

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Education

Individualizing Medicine Conference
Sept. 12-13, 2018, in Rochester, Minn.
This conference provides opportunities for the multidisciplinary care team to discover and discuss emerging topics in applied genomics through plenary and focused sessions. Key themes include recent discoveries in pharmacogenomics, cancer diagnosis and treatment, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, and functional genomics.


18th Annual Nutrition and Wellness in Health and Disease 2018
Sept. 27-28, 2018, in San Antonio
Nutrition, physical activity and other healthy lifestyle behaviors are vital components in the promotion of health and treatment of disease. This program highlights ambulatory nutrition and wellness topics with multidisciplinary faculty, presentations, interactive case studies and panel discussions.


92nd Annual Clinical Reviews 2018 — October
Oct. 22-24, 2018, in Rochester, Minn.
A comprehensive program of lectures, panels and roundtable discussions focuses on problems of general interest in various areas of medicine, surgery and pediatrics relevant to clinical practice. Courses also address ABIM MOC points and ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment.


92nd Annual Clinical Reviews 2018 — November
Nov. 5-7, 2018, in Rochester, Minn.
A comprehensive program of lectures, panels and roundtable discussions focuses on problems of general interest in various areas of medicine, surgery and pediatrics relevant to clinical practice. Courses also address ABIM MOC points and ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment.


See all Family Medicine and Internal Medicine and Subspecialties Continuous Professional Development courses

 

In the Video Center

Genes of Colon Cancer Recurrence Differ Among Blacks, Whites and Asians
Research indicates that the genetic makeup of colon cancer tumors and survival rates for patients with the disease differ by race — that cancer biology may contribute to race-based disparities. Future studies will examine potential biological drivers of the differences.

Visit the Medical Professional Video Center to view specialty and Grand Rounds presentations

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