August 2019

Patient Care

Early diagnosis and effective treatment help limit impact of lymphedema
Although there's no cure for lymphedema, complex decongestive therapy and an advanced microsurgical procedure offered by Mayo Clinic are aimed at reducing swelling and improving quality of life.

Specialists identify complex issues in small bowel bleeding management
Issues to consider in the diagnosis and management of small bowel bleeding include appropriate patient selection, optimal timing of tests and an understanding of when a conservative approach may be cost-effective.


Research

Imaging protocol improves detection of focal cortical dysplasia in children
Quantitative morphometric MRI analysis provides voxel-by-voxel comparisons between patient MRIs and a normative pediatric sample to detect signs of focal cortical dysplasia and guide decisions about surgical treatment.

Smart textiles offer potential for 24/7 heart monitoring, arrhythmia detection
Expertise in artificial intelligence-enabled health care powers Mayo Clinic algorithms for heart monitoring and arrhythmia detection that are deployed through sensors embedded in textiles.

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

Education

Mayo Clinic 5th Annual Update on Infectious Diseases for Primary Care 2020
Jan. 17-19, 2020, in Phoenix
This course provides concise, evidence-based presentations on viral hepatitis and HIV, mycobacterial infections, microbiota therapeutics, head and neck infections, Clostridium difficile, Helicobacter pylori, and fungal and parasitic infections.


Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast
Mayo Clinic specialists discuss a variety of topics, including thrombotic disease and its treatment, microaggressions in medicine, and recent updates in the management of hyperlipidemia.

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

 

In the Video Center

Stroke systems of care
Neurosurgeon William D. Freeman, M.D., discusses systems of care for intracerebral hemorrhage. Topics include the reengineering of prehospital care, mesenchymal stem cell regeneration research and the shift toward minimally invasive surgery.

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

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