Clinical Update

Clinical Update is a regular publication for physicians that highlights trends in the practice of medicine at Mayo Clinic.

2014 Issues

Vol. 30, No. 2, 2014 (PDF)
Focus on Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

  • Pulmonary Vascular Complications of Chronic Liver Disease
  • Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency: A Liver-Lung Connection
  • Mayo Clinic's CFF-Designated Cystic Fibrosis Care Center

Vol. 30, No. 1, 2014 (PDF)

  • Combined Organ Transplantation: A Viable Therapeutic Solution for Patients With Dual Vital Organ Failure
  • Treatment of Metastatic Brain Tumors: Updated Stereotactic Radiosurgery Units Provide Better Outcomes
  • Study Uses Noninvasive Video-Oculography to Investigate Causes of Pediatric Strabismus
  • Broad Experience and Active Research Guide Mayo's Sleep Medicine Practice

2013 Issues

Vol. 29, No. 4, 2013 (PDF)

  • FDA-Approved Imaging Modality Helps Locate Recurrent Prostate Cancers Early
  • New Clinical Trial Evaluates Choice of Treatment for Left Main Coronary Disease
  • Movement Disorder Laboratory Diagnoses and Treats Complex Dystonias
  • Patellofemoral Arthroplasty in Patients With Arthritis

Vol. 29, No. 3, 2013 (PDF)

  • Advanced Arthroscopic Techniques Expand Applications
  • Surgical Management of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction in Children
  • New Subcutaneous ICD Offers Less Invasive Alternative to Select Patients
  • Blepharoptosis Repair Improves Patients' Quality of Life

Vol. 29, No. 2, 2013 (PDF)

  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Percutaneous Repair of Paravalvular Prosthetic Regurgitation
  • Predicting Outcomes in Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • A Multidisciplinary Approach to Bariatric Surgery

Vol. 29, No. 1, 2013 (PDF)

  • Update on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Update on Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate: Faster Relief and Maximum Benefit for Patients With Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Surgical Management of Intractable Seizures in Children With Epilepsy
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

2012 Issues

Vol. 28, No. 4, 2012 (PDF)

  • The Role of Ankle Arthroplasty in Treating End-Stage Ankle Arthritis
  • Concussion: Determining When the Brain Has Recovered
  • New Protocols Allow for MRI in Selected Pacemaker Patients
  • Bevacizumab Expands Treatment Options for Patients With Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Vol. 28, No. 3, 2012 (PDF)

  • Endoscopic Management of Dysplasia and Early Cancer in Barrett Esophagus
  • American Brain Tumor Association and Mayo Clinic Create Patient Education Program
  • Pediatric Head Trauma: To Scan or Not to Scan
  • Central Obesity Can Double the Risk of Death in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

Vol. 28, No. 2, 2012 (PDF)

  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Assessing Disease Activity and Response to Medical Management
  • Percutaneous Treatment of Varicose Veins Offers Less Invasive, More Effective Options
  • Mayo Clinic Launches Hand Transplant Program
  • Expanding Indications for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Vol. 28, No. 1, 2012 (PDF)

  • Renal Sympathetic Denervation for Treatment of Resistant Hypertension
  • Endarterectomy vs. Stenting: CREST Study Compares Patient Outcomes
  • Preserving Fertility in Cancer Survivors
  • MeTeOR Study: Comparing Arthroscopy to Nonoperative Therapy for Meniscal Tears in Patients With Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Vol. 28, Supplement, February, 2012 (PDF)
Focus on PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer

  • Prostate Cancer: Should We Be Screening?
  • Why the Controversy?
  • Active Surveillance
  • The Radical Prostatectomy Registry at Mayo Clinic
  • Discovery of PSA and Evolution of PSA Screening
  • After a Diagnosis
  • Mayo Clinic Department of Urology Perspective on Prostate Cancer Screening