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. 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, Special Edition, 2013 (PDF)
Focus on Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

  • Paradigm Shift in the Management of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: Pathogenetic Concepts Lead to Targeted Therapy
  • Mayo Clinic: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center of Excellence
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension — Surgical Therapy and New FDA-Approved Medical Treatment

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, Special Edition, 2012 (PDF)
Focus on Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
  • Screening for Lung Cancer: The Evolving Challenge
  • Innovative, Minimally Invasive Strategies for Lung Cancer: A Paradigm Shift
  • Expanding Surgical Options for Lung Cancer Treatments
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Offers Option to High-Risk Surgery Patients
  • Individualizing Lung Cancer Treatment

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

2011 Issues

Vol. 27, No. 6, 2011 (PDF)

  • Endoscopic Management of Large, Flat Colorectal Polyps
  • Treatment Options for Benign Uterine Fibroids
  • Pituitary Tumors: Team Approach Advantages
  • Titanium Plates Stabilize Broken Ribs

Vol. 27, No. 5, 2011 (PDF)

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound: New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications
  • Enhanced Recovery Pathway: Rethinking Pre- and Postoperative Surgical Care for Colorectal Patients
  • PREVAIL Trial Extends Eligibility for Left Atrial Occlusion Devices in Atrial Fibrillation
  • American Heart Association Updates CPR Guidelines

Vol. 27, No. 4, 2011 (PDF)

  • The Mayo Clinic Total Wrist Implant: A New Era of Restoring Function Through Replacement
  • Hybrid Approach to Coronary Artery Disease
  • Treatment of Dyslipidemia in Patients With Chronic Kidney Diseases

Vol. 27, No. 3, 2011 (PDF)

  • Surgery for Liver-Limited Metastases of Colorectal Cancer: Considerations and Advances
  • Improving Surgical Management of Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Diagnosing and Treating Sports-Related Concussion
  • Hip Arthroscopy in an Expanding Patient Group — Young Adults With Femoroacetabular Impingement

Vol. 27, No. 2, 2011 (PDF)

  • Management of Acute Aortic Dissection and the International Registry of Acute Dissection
  • Surgery for Metastatic and Primary Spinal Column Tumors
  • Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Gallbladder Carcinoma
  • Robotic Thyroidectomy

Vol. 27, No. 1, 2011 (PDF)

  • The Thyroid Nodule Clinic
  • Perspectives on the Continuing Evolution of Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Advances in Seizure Prevention and Prediction
  • Childhood Fractures: When to Worry

2010 Issues

Vol. 26, No. 6, 2010 PDF)

  • PARTNER Investigators Announce Dramatic Trial Results for the Treatment of Aortic Stenosis
  • Treating Trigeminal Nerve Pain
  • Aspirin for Multiple Sclerosis-Related Fatigue
  • Transoral Robotic Surgery Broadens Oral Cancer Treatment Options

Vol. 26, Special Edition, 2010 (PDF)
Focus on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Diagnosing and Treating Sports-Related Concussion
  • Treating and Managing Obesity: An Emerging Role for Physiatry
  • New Musculoskeletal Center Integrates Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine

Vol. 26, No. 5, 2010 (PDF)

  • The Role of 3-D Echocardiography in the Assessment of Valvular Heart Disease
  • Carotid Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Update on Deep Brain Stimulation at Mayo Clinic
  • Pheochromocytoma: Tips on Diagnosis and Localization

Vol. 26, No. 4, 2010 (PDF)

  • Microstimulators Hold Promise for Some Medically Refractory Headaches
  • The Heart-Breast Scan: Screening for Breast Cancer in Patients Undergoing Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Primary Aldosteronism: The Role of Adrenal Venous Sampling
  • Sports Cardiology Clinic: Keeping Athletes Active

Vol. 26, No. 3, 2010 (PDF)

  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Provides Less Invasive Treatment Alternative for Patients With Mucosal Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
  • Valve-Sparing Root Repair in Marfan Syndrome
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • The Utility of Autonomic Testing

Vol. 26, No. 2, 2010 (PDF)

  • Radiosurgery: An Effective Treatment for Benign Intracranial Tumors
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate Provides Faster Relief and Maximum Benefit for BPH Patients
  • Evaluation and Management of the Incidentally Found Pituitary Mass
  • Cardiologists' Input Critical to Integrated Management of Peripheral Artery Disease

Vol. 26, No. 1, 2010 (PDF)

  • Advances in Elective Open and Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aneurysms
  • Management of Mitral Regurgitation: Understanding Indications for Surgery
  • Robotic Approach Broadens Options for Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery
  • Safety and Quality Initiatives Improve Inpatient Glycemic Management
Jan. 15, 2015