Mayo Clinic Minute: Understanding chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease is the gradual loss of kidney function. Some groups of people, including African-American, Native American and Asian-American are at higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Dr. LaTonya Hickson, a nephrologist at Mayo Clinic, helps us understand the disease during National Kidney Awareness Month. More health and medical news on the Mayo Clinic News […]

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Rotationplasty-Mayo Clinic

This is a pre-surgical video which describes rotationplasty, who the procedure is appropriate for and possible complications. This video depicts the process of being fitted for a prosthesis and learning to use it. The patient describes her active and satisfying life after rotationplasty, her emotions and the process of adjusting to living with a prosthesis.

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