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Mayo Clinic Clinical Update e-Edition
June 2015
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Regenerating Heart Tissue Through Stem Cell Therapy
Patient Care

Collaboration identifies better ways to stratify patients with IBD

A collaboration between pediatric gastroenterology and the Center for Individualized Medicine offers young patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) the opportunity for deep sequencing of DNA to identify the genetic basis of their symptoms and a therapeutic treatment strategy.

Diagnosis and treatment algorithm aids patients with POPH and HPS

Mayo pulmonologists with expertise in the management of portopulmonary hypertension (POPH) and hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) help care for patients with chronic liver disease secondary to cirrhosis.

Improvements to standard bilateral cervical exploration benefit patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

Focused parathyroidectomy entails an image-guided exploration of a single parathyroid adenoma with the use of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring to define a biochemical cure. Smaller incisions often result in earlier hospital dismissal and return to usual activities.


HIPEC offers a cure to some patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis

A retrospective study of intermediate-term outcomes for patients treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) indicates the treatment was most successful for patients with resectable metastatic appendiceal cancer, metastatic colon cancer and peritoneal mesothelioma.

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

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Internal Medicine Review for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Primary Care Physicians NPPA 2015
Sept. 16-18, 2015, in Rochester, Minn.
Guideline-based medicine typically initiated in hospital settings continues to be important as patients are managed outside the hospital setting. Topics include MI core measures and acute presentation, pneumonia guidelines, hypertension management, and stable ischemic heart disease.

Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days 2015
Oct. 5-6, 2015, in Chicago
Course participants will incorporate information from reviews of commonly encountered clinical scenarios into daily practice, identify implications for evaluation and management of patients from course information provided, and implement effective clinical strategies for diagnosing and managing challenging problems in clinical practice.

An Overview of Perioperative Medicine 2015
Oct. 7-10, 2015, in Chicago
Focus on practical, clinical preoperative assessment and postoperative management, including a systematic approach to preoperative assessment, appropriate continuation and discontinuation of medications and nutraceuticals, and the assessment, optimization and management of a variety of medical comorbidities in the perioperative setting.

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

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In the Video Center

Cardiac Regeneration
In this Grand Rounds presentation Atta Behfar, M.D., Ph.D., highlights global efforts to introduce cell therapy to patient populations and Mayo Clinic's efforts to optimize cell therapy for the heart, improving cell retention and cell delivery to the myocardium. Dr. Behfar also discusses potential applications.

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

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