May 2019

Patient Care

Transoral outlet reduction by endoscopy provides new tool for managing weight regain after gastric bypass surgery
Transoral outlet reduction endoscopy (TORe) is a novel approach to reducing the stoma diameter that can be performed on an outpatient basis.

Innovative strategies allow individualized treatment for patients with AVM
Mayo specialists' multimodal approach to the treatment of arteriovenous malformation (AVM) encompasses microsurgical resection, endovascular embolization, stereotactic radiosurgery and awake surgery, as well as watchful waiting.

Q&A with a hand surgeon on transfer
It can be challenging to determine which hand injuries need urgent transfer, which can be referred later, and which can be managed in the community. A Mayo Clinic hand surgeon offers insights on these injuries and appropriate transfer.

Cortical-based trajectory screws enable less invasive lumbar fusion
The new, less invasive technique for lumbar fusion allows surgeons to avoid the extensive soft tissue and muscle dissection associated with open surgery.

Helpful Q&A guides physicians seeking cardiac transplant services for patients
Mayo Clinic is committed to collaborating with providers in the ongoing care of their patients.


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Hot Topics in Family Medicine 2019
Oct. 4, 2019, in Red Wing, Minn.
This annual one-day course provides family medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses with relevant updates to daily management of various patient health concerns in primary care.

32nd Annual Selected Topics in Internal Medicine 2020
Jan. 27-31, 2020, in Kapalua, Hawaii
Topics include recent updates, clinical studies, and new guidelines that impact general internal medicine, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, dermatology, cardiology, pulmonology, hematology, geriatrics, perioperative medicine, psychiatry and neurology.

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


In the Video Center

Mayo Clinic in Arizona is improving transplant care for the Hispanic population
Mayo's Hispanic Transplant Program helps educate patients about organ donation and the safety of living kidney donation. 

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

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