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D&C and Hysteroscopy (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A D&C, which stands for Dilation and Curettage, is a procedure where the cervix is stretched and the lining of the uterus (womb) is scraped. With a hysteroscopy, a long slender lighted tube is passed into the uterus (womb), enabling the surgeon to visualize the inside of the uterus and the cervix. This factsheet has information on home care and under what conditions to notify your doctor. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262513
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Hysterectomy or Vaginal Repair Surgery (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink Under Revision

A factsheet listing both permitted and discouraged activities following this procedure at Chilliwack General. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262597
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Laser Vaporization of the Prostate (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink 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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Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumor (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This procedure involves the surgical removal of the bladder tumor performed under a general or spinal anesthetic. A long slender lighted tube is passed through the urinary passageway (the urethra) to reach the bladder tumor. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262676
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Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) involves the surgical removal of the inner portion of the prostate. A long slender lighted tube is passed through the urinary passageway (the urethra) to reach the prostate gland. A special cutting instrument is inserted through the lighted tube to remove the prostate gland. Information on home catheter care, permitted activities, and pain management are contained in this factsheet. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262677
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Shoulder Arthroscopy (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Shoulder Arthroscopy is a type of surgery that uses a small telescope inserted through a small incision to examine or repair the tissues inside or around your shoulder joint. This brochure provides information on home care and permitted activities following this type of surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255449
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Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is a tear in the ACL ligament. The ACL is located in the middle of the knee joint and connects the lower leg bone to thigh bone and prevents the leg bone from sliding too far forward at the knee, which causes instability. Details of the procedure and home care instructions are included. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255450
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Foot and Ankle Surgery (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Foot and ankle surgery includes a number of different procedures done for various reasons including foot deformities or reconstructive purposes. This brochure contains a list of the types of procedures performed on the foot and ankle, and home care instructions following surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255451
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Knee Arthroscopy (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Knee arthroscopy is a type of surgery that uses a small telescope inserted through a small incision to examine or repair the tissues inside or around your knee joint. This brochure provides information on home care and permitted activities following this type of surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255452
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Anterior and Posterior Repair (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

The walls of the vagina hold the bladder and rectum in place. If the sides of the vagina become loose or less elastic, the bladder and/or rectum can bulge into the vagina. An Anterior and Posterior Repair is a procedure to repair and to tighten the muscles which support your bladder and/or uterus. This pamphlet contains discharge instructions and information on permitted activities during your recovery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255532
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