Items Tagged ‘face transplant’

March 21, 2019

Another face in the crowd

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Tom Overlie Two years ago, a first-of-its kind surgery took place at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic’s first face transplant recipient, Andy Sandness. A surgery that was so complex, it took surgeons and team members nearly three years to plan and practice. One man was the recipient of all the work. Andy Sandness is […]

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Tags: Andy Sandness, Dr. Samir Mardini, face transplant, KTTC


August 24, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 24, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

ABC News, Parents cautioned about using monitors to prevent SIDS after new study by Nicole Pelletiere — Parents are being cautioned against relying on monitors promising to accurately measure their baby’s vital signs in an attempt to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), in light of new research published in The Journal of the American […]

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January 26, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 26, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      STAT, A ‘Shark Tank’-funded test for food sensitivity is medically dubious, experts say by Allison Bond — Dr. Martha Hartz, an allergist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., says she frequently evaluates patients who’ve already forked over the cash for the testing. “Anytime I see a patient who’s had these kinds of […]

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Tags: acid reflux, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Andy Sandness, blood cancer, blood test, Breast Cancer, Cancer, cervical cancer, Cherri Olson, Cognitive Test, cold


November 17, 2017

Tearful Meeting for Pair Forever Linked by Face Transplant

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Associated Press by Kyle Potter Standing in a stately Mayo Clinic library, Lilly Ross reached out and touched the face of a stranger, prodding the rosy cheeks and eyeing the hairless gap in a chin she once had known so well. “That’s why he always grew it so long, so he could try to mesh […]

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Tags: Andy Sandness, Associated Press, Calen "Rudy" Ross, face transplant


July 21, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   US News & World Report Mayo Clinic Launches New $1B Electronic Records […]

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Tags: ABC News, Albert Lea Tribune, AliveCor, alzheimer's disease, American Nursing Informatics Association, Andy Sandness, anxiety, Arizona Republic, Associated Press, ASU Now, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin Daily Herald


May 19, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN What snacks to eat for better sleep by Jacqueline Howard […]

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Tags: ABC News, ACL, AliveCor, Angie Murad, arrhythmia, Associated Press, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, autism, Aviation Pros, Beacon Health System, Becker’s Hospital Review, brain function


March 24, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   New York Times The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles by Gretchen […]

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Tags: 24 Horas, Aiden Remme, AliveCor, alzheimer's disease, AMA blog, Andy Sandness, Becker’s Hospital Review, Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine, Bernie Brewer, BioSig, BioSpace, blood pressure


March 3, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   USA Today Having a baby past 35: What women should know […]

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February 24, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Associated Press AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face […]

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Tags: AAN, ABC News, ABC13 Houston, acupuncture, Alain Elkann, Albert Lea Tribune, alzheimers, Ambient Clinical, Andy Sandness, anxiety, AP Big Story, Arizona Republic


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