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Cochlear Implants

Dr. Colin Driscoll, a Mayo Clinic Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon discusses Mayo Clinic’s minimally invasive approach to cochlear implants and efforts to preserve existing hearing. A cochlear implant is a prosthetic device that partially restores hearing function in individuals who have severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss.

Hernia Surgery for Children

Dr. Abdalla Zarroug explains minimal invasive surgical procedure and recovery for hernias, one of the most common diseases pediatric surgeons deal with. Dr. Zarroug also explains the role of the pediatric surgeon and the benefits of pediatric patients who come to Mayo Clinic.

Pediatric Surgery for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Dr. Abdalla Zarroug explains pediatric minimal invasive surgical procedure and recovery. Dr. Zarroug also describes an example of a minimal invasive surgery procedure for pediatric patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Finally, Dr. Zarroug also explains the role of the pediatric surgeon and the benefits of pediatric patients who come to Mayo Clinic.

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancer

Dr. Robert Cima discusses colorectal cancer which is one of the most common cancers in the U.S. Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable cancers and is one of the most easily treatable cancers, if detected early. Dr. Cima also discusses prevention and describes a colonoscopy, a mechanism for early cancer detection. Additionally, Dr. […]

Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Edward Loftus discusses causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. He also┬ádiscusses conditions associated with ulcerative colitis. Physicians at Mayo Clinic rely on a close collaboration with radiologists and Gastroenterology pathologists to evaluate patients. Dr. Edward Loftus discusses different medications used to treat ulcerative colitis. He also┬ádiscusses surgery for patients with ulcerative colitis which […]