Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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A Miracle for Daniela

Photo: Daniela, pictured top left, enjoys time with her brothers and sister at our home in Ecuador after her procedure at Mayo Clinic. Written by her parents, Juan and Victoria (Ecuador): My wife Victoria has always believed in miracles. I also believe in miracles, but I thought they only happened to somebody else, not us.  [...]

  • Diagnostic expertise. Marfan syndrome can be difficult to diagnose, but early diagnosis and careful monitoring are key to managing related complications. In Mayo Clinic's team approach, doctors from several specialties work together to confirm the diagnosis of Marfan syndrome, evaluate your symptoms and set up a treatment plan.
  • Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat hundreds of adults and children with Marfan syndrome and related disorders. Mayo Clinic surgeons have extensive experience in Marfan-related heart and aortic surgery.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic researchers have been involved in studies of diagnosis and treatment approaches for Marfan syndrome for years. Mayo patients are among the first to benefit from new findings made at Mayo.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery.

Feb. 01, 2013