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April 2019

Patient Care

Single-port laparoscopic surgery for radical prostatectomy produces favorable results
Mayo specialists have performed more than 40 prostatectomies using the da Vinci SP single-port robot-assisted surgical system. They report unique benefits and favorable outcomes.

DRUJ algorithm informs treatment for ulnar wrist pain
The Four-Leaf Clover diagnostic algorithm addresses the major components and enhances the management of distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) conditions. The algorithm focuses on four key factors of DRUJ dysfunction.

Research

Gut bacteria may be an important determinant of weight loss in response to diet and lifestyle changes
Mayo Clinic researchers compared clinical characteristics and gut microbial composition and function in 26 adult study participants.

Precision medicine and new therapies offer hope to patients with migraines
New understanding of the biology underlying migraine and the development of mechanism-based, disease-specific therapies developed specifically to treat and prevent the disorder are changing migraine care.

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

Education

Clinical Updates in Allergy and Immunology 2019
Aug. 2-4, 2019, in Coronado, Calif.
Topics include phenotypes of inflammatory airway diseases including asthma, sinusitis and rhinitis; treatment modalities applicable to management of disease-specific subphenotypes; and indications, appropriate patient selection and side effects of recent FDA- approved medications.


Care that Fits 2019
Oct. 7-9, 2019, in Rochester, Minn.
This course, intended for doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and others, provides a frame for considering the provision of health care for patients with chronic conditions (minimally disruptive medicine) that includes shared decision-making.


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

 

In the Video Center

Cushing syndrome: ACTH-secreting pituitary adenomas
Specialists discuss the challenges of treating adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-secreting pituitary tumors, outline the manifestations of Cushing syndrome resulting from the overproduction of ACTH, and explore Cushing's frequent association with polycystic ovary syndrome.

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

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