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Green Light Laser Prostatectomy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Public

If an enlarged prostate gland is blocking your urine flow, the extra tissue that has been formed around your urethra can be vapourized using green light laser technology. This factsheet has information on the procedure and what one can expect after being discharged. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
104653
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Laser Vaporization of the Prostate (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Public

Laser vaporization of the prostate involves the surgical removal of the inner portion of the prostate. A tube is passed through the urethra to the prostate, where a laser is then inserted to remove it. This factsheet has information on the procedure and what one can expect after being discharged. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262607
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Chlorhexidine Skin Cleaning before Surgery (Fraser Health) [English] Public

When you clean your skin before surgery, you help reduce the chances of getting an infection. This sheet provides information on steps for cleaning your skin. (English) Colour

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English (265289), Chinese - Traditional (265805), Chinese - Simplified (265804), Punjabi (265806)

Catalogue Number:
265289
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Thyroid Surgery - Your Surgery and Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Public

Information for patients having elective thyroid surgery. The thyroid gland (or part of it) can be removed for a couple of reasons, including a growth (tumour) that could be cancer or not (benign). You usually go home the same day or the next day. This depends on the type of surgery, your health before surgery, and your recovery. Replaces catalogue #265501 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265603
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Pilonidal Cyst Removal - Your Surgery and Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Public

You have a pilonidal cyst near your tailbone, just above your buttocks, that needs to be drained and removed. The surgeon cuts around the cyst and removes it along with surrounding tissue. The surgery usually takes about 1 hour. You usually go home the same day. This depends on your health before surgery and your recovery. Replaces catalogue #265500 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265601
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Parathyroid Surgery - Your Surgery and Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Public

You are having surgery (an operation) to remove 1 or more of your parathyroid glands (parathyroidectomy). The parathyroid glands are located right behind your thyroid gland in your neck. These glands produce parathyroid hormone. This hormone controls the levels of calcium in the body. These glands are usually removed if they are making too much parathyroid hormone because the gland is not working properly or a growth (tumour) that could be cancer or not (benign). Replaces catalogue # 265499 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265600
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Chlorhexidine Skin Cleaning Before Joint Replacement Surgery (Fraser Health) [English] Public

When you use these cloth wipes to clean your skin before your surgery, you reduce the chances of getting an infection after surgery. The chemical in the cloth helps to kill any harmful bacteria normally found on your skin. To work properly, you must follow these instructions completely. (English) Colour

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English (264131), Chinese - Simplified (265801), Chinese - Traditional (265802), Punjabi (265803)

Catalogue Number:
264131
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Ankle Brachial Index Test (ABI) (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre) [English] Public

Ankle Brachial Index is a test which compares the blood pressure in your ankles to the blood pressure in your arms. This test is done in the Vascular Lab, located in our General Day Care. It is a safe and painless test that helps your medical provider determine if your legs are getting the proper amount of blood supply. (English) Colour

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English (266180), Punjabi (266345)

Catalogue Number:
266180
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Chlorhexidine Skin Cleaning Before Joint Replacement Surgery (Fraser Health) [Chinese - Simplified] Public

When you use these cloth wipes to clean your skin before your surgery, you reduce the chances of getting an infection after surgery. The chemical in the cloth helps to kill any harmful bacteria normally found on your skin. To work properly, you must follow these instructions completely. (Chinese - Simplified) Colour

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English (264131), Chinese - Simplified (265801), Chinese - Traditional (265802), Punjabi (265803)

Catalogue Number:
265801
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Chlorhexidine Skin Cleaning Before Joint Replacement Surgery (Fraser Health) [Chinese - Traditional] Public

When you use these cloth wipes to clean your skin before your surgery, you reduce the chances of getting an infection after surgery. The chemical in the cloth helps to kill any harmful bacteria normally found on your skin. To work properly, you must follow these instructions completely. (Chinese - Traditional) Colour

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English (264131), Chinese - Simplified (265801), Chinese - Traditional (265802), Punjabi (265803)

Catalogue Number:
265802
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