Tag Archives: Surgery

Robotics for Urology

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Daniel Elliott explains how robotics are being used for some urologic surgeries. To listen, click the link below. Robotics for Urology


In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic breast surgeon, Dr. Sarah McLaughlin discusses lumpectomy. To listen, click the link below. Lumpectomy

Tetralogy of Fallot

Dr. Harold Burkhart, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses congenital heart defect Tetralogy of Fallot and its treatment options. Tetralogy of Fallot is a combination of four (“tetra”) abnormalities of the heart.

Study on the Superobese and Joint Replacement

Common sense suggests that extra body weight severely stresses bones and joints. But until the findings of a new Mayo Clinic study were presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in Las Vegas, no one had reported how this higher, unprecedented level of obesity in the U.S. affects total hip and […]


Dr. Oren Friedman, M.D., director of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty procedures and research. Rhinoplasty, cosmetic surgery of the nose, brings the nose into harmony with the face by modifying its shape, size and general appearance. Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, can […]