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Mayo Clinic Clinical Update e-Edition
November 2014
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Less Radical Procedures Offer Similar Cancer Control Compared to Surgery for Kidney Cancer Patients
Patient Care

Pain rehabilitation program helps patients manage their pain without opioids

Mayo Clinic's Pain Rehabilitation Center treats patients with a broad range of pain types and addresses co-occurring medical and mental health disorders.

Carefully selected younger patients with shoulder arthritis may benefit from total shoulder arthroplasty

Refined surgical techniques, modern implant designs and research advances are improving the long-term reliability of total shoulder arthroplasty.

Comprehensive evaluation and specialized treatment improves outcomes for children with epilepsy

Managing patients with pediatric epilepsy involves identifying the best method of seizure control and addressing related cognitive and psychosocial impairments.


Mayo study shows that patient survival outcomes associated with partial nephrectomy and ablative procedures are nearly equivalent
According to the results of a large Mayo Clinic study published in the journal European Urology, oncologic outcomes following percutaneous ablation are nearly equivalent to those associated with partial nephrectomy.

Large study shows efficacy and safety of early surgical intervention for mitral valve regurgitation
Mayo Clinic researchers recently provided new study data to address the debate over whether early surgical correction is appropriate for patients with mitral valve regurgitation.

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

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Psychiatry in Medical Settings
Jan. 22-24, 2015, in New Orleans
Mayo faculty, board certified in psychosomatic medicine or medical disciplines, review principles of psychiatric diagnosis and treatment of patients in medical and surgical inpatient and outpatient settings whose conditions carry significant behavioral or psychiatric contributions.

2015 Selected Topics in Internal Medicine
Jan. 26-30, 2015, in Maui, Hawaii
This course updates general internists, internist-subspecialists, family medicine specialists and other primary health care providers on selected internal medicine topics and common problems encountered in clinical practice. Experts from various internal medicine specialties present clinical pearls and practice updates.

11th Annual Update on Women's Health
March 5-7, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
This course addresses the unique needs of female patients and provides a basic approach to addressing and improving common health concerns. Topics include cardiovascular health, breast health, OB-GYN, menopause, infectious diseases, endocrinology, dermatology, ophthalmology, musculoskeletal health and psychosocial health.

22nd Annual Nicotine Dependence Conference
April 13-15, 2015, in Rochester, Minn.
This course will focus on issues related to the treatment of nicotine dependence, including information about the various types of tobacco products being used and their addictive potential, medications currently being used to treat this dependence, and advanced strategies for difficult cases and special populations.

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

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In the Video Center

Does Anesthesia Hurt Babies' Brains? Why Translational Research is Important (and Difficult)
In a Grand Rounds presentation, David O. Warner, M.D., explores the importance of translational science, key features of translational research and the challenges translational science poses for researchers.

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

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