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June 2018

Patient Care

Specialists identify complex issues in small bowel bleeding management
Important issues to consider in the diagnosis and management of small bowel bleeding include appropriate selection of patients for evaluation, optimal selection and timing of tests, and an understanding of when a conservative approach may be most cost-effective.

Ocular and orbital trauma: Tips on management and transfer
Ocular and orbital injuries may require only observation or surgery spanning from simple to complex. A Mayo Clinic surgeon provides tips on this injury and the question of transfer.

Research

Heart disease-associated genetic mutations account for just 5 percent of SIDS deaths
Targeted analysis of 90 genes implicated in heart disease to 419 unrelated cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) indicates that genetic mutations linked to heart disease are responsible for fewer cases of SIDS than previously thought.

Central serous chorioretinopathy linked to corticosteroid medication use
Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) is uncommonly mentioned by nonophthalmologists as a side effect of steroid use. A review suggests significant association: Both exogenous and endogenous glucocorticoids are implicated, and CSC has been associated with most routes of steroid administration.

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Education

An Overview of Perioperative Medicine 2018
Oct. 10-13, 2018, in Seattle
This course focuses on the practical, clinical side of preoperative assessment and postoperative management, including systematic approaches to guiding preoperative assessment; appropriate continuation and discontinuation of medications and nutraceuticals in the perioperative setting; and assessment, optimization and management of medical co-morbidities.


21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 11-14, 2018)
Oct. 11-14, 2018, in Sedona, Ariz.
Practical updates address allergy, cardiovascular diseases, consultative medicine, diagnostic radiology, endocrinology, family medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, general surgery, general internal medicine, hematology and oncology, hospital medicine, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry, pulmonary, urology, and women's health.


21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 25-28, 2018)
Oct. 25-28, 2018, in Sedona, Ariz.
Practical updates address allergy, cardiovascular diseases, consultative medicine, diagnostic radiology, endocrinology, family medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, general surgery, general internal medicine, hematology and oncology, hospital medicine, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry, pulmonary, urology, and women's health.


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In the Video Center

Minimally Invasive, Scarless Brain Surgery
In an innovative technique that builds on upper blepharoplasty, surgeons access the supraorbital bone through the fold in the upper eyelid to treat patients with brain tumors. The minimally invasive approach offers patients with brain tumors a scarless treatment option.

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