Experiencias en Mayo Clinic y nuestros pacientes cuentan su historia

Nuestros pacientes nos dicen que la calidad de sus interacciones, nuestra atención a los detalles y la eficiencia de sus visitas significa experimentar la atención médica como nunca lo habían hecho. Conoce las historias de los pacientes satisfechos de Mayo Clinic.

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    Personalized care gives Marie Hammes oxygen and answers

    Every day, people take more than 23,000 breaths that fill their lungs with 2,000 gallons of air. It's an automatic and essential function that most people don't think about — until that breathing becomes difficult. Marie Hammes knows this feeling well. The 70-year-old West Salem, Wisconsin, resident was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, in 1996. This chronic inflammatory lung disease causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. She handled her condition without extra…

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    CF patient runs past breathing struggles

    Growing up, Dylan Randazzo, 25, faced many struggles after being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at birth. “I was always sick,” says the New York native of the daily battle against the thick, sticky mucus that would fill his airways. “I didn’t think I would live long.” The chase to find a better quality of life had Dylan and his siblings, who also have the disease, visiting multiple doctors and trying various medications. Dylan found a…

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    Upper airway stimulation therapy restores couple's restful nights

    Many mornings, Jerry Wojtkiewicz woke up more tired than when he went to bed. So did his wife, Sally Wojtkiewicz. Jerry was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea in 2016, but he had never adjusted to his continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, getting tangled in the hose and constantly fighting with the mask. "I don't know what was worse ― Jerry's snoring or the noise of the machine," Sally says. Then in 2019, Jerry, 77,…

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    Robert Kass finds voice again after long COVID-19 battle, tracheal resection

    Robert Kass is a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie. The 69-year-old is an avid rock climber, SCUBA diver and four-decade veteran softball player who once spent weeks sailing across the Pacific Ocean in a two-man vessel. Kass invested in his health through diet and exercise, and says he never had a serious illness in his life. Then, in January 2021, he contracted COVID-19. "I came home from work with a 102-degree fever," says Kass. "Within days, I…

June 24, 2023