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Radial Artery Sheath (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure radial artery sheath including information on who will be performing procedure?, prior to procedure instructions, what happens during procedure?, will it hurt?, how long it will take?, risks or complications, what happens afterwards?, follow-up instructions and information on who to contact if experiencing problems. Your doctor or specialist wants you to have an interventional procedure. The procedure requires access to the inside of your body through an artery. We use an artery in your wrist called the radial artery. A small thin hollow tube called sheath is inserted through your skin into the radial artery. The sheath is then used for the interventional procedure. (English) Colour

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Catalogue Number:
264637
Body Location:
  • Blood, Heart and Circulation
Keywords:
  • LML
Demographic:
  • All
Program:
  • Lower Mainland Medical Imaging
Format:
Pamphlet
Revision Date:
October 01, 2015
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