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Craniotomy (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You are having surgery (an operation) on your brain. The medical word is craniotomy (say crane-ee-ot-oh-me). This surgery can be done for many reasons, such as: - to remove a growth (tumor or cyst) - to take a sample of tissue (biopsy) - to remove a blood clot - to repair arteries or veins - to drain pus from an infection (an abscess) - to repair a break in the skull (fracture) - to place an implant such as a shunt that helps brain fluid flow (English) Black & White

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265611
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Neck Surgery (Cervical Spine Surgery) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You are having surgery (an operation) on the neck - the cervical part of your spine. This surgery is usually done to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve or the spinal cord. (English) Colour

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Cerebral Aneurysm Repair: Endovascular Approach Your Procedure and Recovery at Home (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

What is a cerebral aneurysm? Cerebral means brain. An aneurysm (say ann-yer-iz-uhm) is a bulge, or balloon-like swelling, in the wall of an artery in the brain. With the pressure from the blood pumping, the weak part balloons out. If left, it could expand to the point of bursting. (English) Colour

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265605
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Welcome to 4 South: Orthopedics/Trauma (Royal Columbian Hospital (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This document is designed to give ortho/trauma patients an overview of what a typical stay on 4 South will look like. (English) Colour

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266116
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Neck Surgery (Cervical Spine Surgery) (Fraser Health) [Punjabi] Permalink Public

You are having surgery (an operation) on the neck - the cervical part of your spine. This surgery is usually done to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve or the spinal cord. (Punjabi) Colour

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English (265609), Chinese - Simplified (266514), Chinese - Traditional (266513), Punjabi (266512)

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266512
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