A low rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor is a rare diagnosis. This report of a 72-year-old Cleveland Clinic patient’s case explains the abdominal perineal resection to resolve his tumor and the vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneus flap that was used to repair the perineal defect.Read More
A study has found that Black patients with sports medicine-related hip conditions are far less likely than white patients to have MRI and be recommended for surgery. Differences in bony pathology may explain why.
Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute is working to better prepare pediatric patients with obesity for adult care, and a new fellowship program is one way they are closing the transition gap
Should the mitral valve be repaired or replaced in cases of isolated mitral valve endocarditis? A new study shows the surgical approach matters much less than patient characteristics and pathology.
The directors of Cleveland Clinic’s Lysosomal Storage Diseases Program provide an overview of etiology and incidence, share an example of a clinical case, and offer best practices for early intervention and supportive care.
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Cleveland Clinic’s method for matching APRN students with preceptors eases the clinical-hours bottleneck and aids the health system in identifying new talent.
Two researchers describe how various types of exercise are being assessed for combating neurodegeneration and/or providing neuroprotection in a range of neurological conditions.
In urologic surgery, the combination of the single-port robot and the transvesical technique, or surgical access to the prostate directly through the bladder, is providing excellent outcomes. Jihad Kaouk, MD, comments on the innovation and provides step-by-step instruction for simple and radical prostatectomies.
Formal mentoring programs in healthcare systems have been linked to increased employee retention, engagement and satisfaction. It is known to attract new talent.
A new study is testing whether using an alternating-frequency protocol for deep brain stimulation may improve gait in Parkinson’s disease without losing the traditional benefits of high-frequency stimulation.