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Mayo Clinic Clinical Update e-Edition
September 2014
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Advancing the Science - Pharmacogenomics
 
 
Patient Care

Endoscopic gastroplasty offers less-invasive procedure to reduce stomach

Using an endoscopic suturing device to mimic surgical sleeve gastrectomy, transoral endoscopic gastroplasty reduces stomach capacity by 80 percent while avoiding the micronutrient deficiencies associated with gastric bypass surgeries.

Specialized diagnostic tests useful in managing motility or functional gastrointestinal disorders

Patients with complex motility or functional gastrointestinal disorders may require advanced diagnostic testing and multispecialty care available at only a handful of medical institutions.

Innovative approaches aid treatment of patients with end-stage cardiac disease

Managing patients with end-stage heart disease presents a variety of challenges. Mayo Clinic's cardiac transplant program and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) program have made a number of advances that have improved patient survival and comorbidities.

Endovascular procedure is less-invasive treatment option for select patients with intracranial aneurysms

Flow diverters are endovascular devices that can reroute blood flow away from an aneurysm. This less invasive endovascular procedure is gaining acceptance as a safe and effective treatment for unruptured cerebral aneurysms.

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Education

Parkinson's Disease & Other Movement Disorders for the Practitioner — 2014
Nov. 7-8, 2014, in Phoenix
This intermediate-level program is directed primarily to neurologists in practice, primary care physicians and other allied health care professionals who evaluate movement disorder patients. The program emphasizes fundamental diagnosis and treatment of issues that commonly confront the clinician.

The 88th Annual Clinical Reviews
Nov. 10-12, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
Clinical Reviews seeks to update physicians on the latest recommendations involving the medical subspecialties important for the primary care physician, emphasizing problems of general interest in various areas of medicine, surgery and pediatrics relevant to clinical practice.

Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider
Nov. 13, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
This one-day program provides family practitioners, internists, general practitioners, advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants with current information on the care of the elderly, including clinical evaluation, management strategies and innovative practice models.

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 disciplines will present clinical pearls and practice updates.

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

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In the Video Center

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

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