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Transesophageal Echocardiogram - Generic Discharge Instructions (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) involves passing a specialized probe into a patient's esophagus (also known as the gullet) in order to provide visualization of the posterior cardiac structures. This fact sheet contains information on what one can expect following this procedure. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
104710
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Dalteparin Sodium (Fragmin Injection) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Dalteparin sodium is a medicine that stops clots from forming in your veins and can only be administered by injection. Taking a blood thinner like this requires extra care if you sustain an injury. This factsheet provides instructions and advice for those patients undergoing this type of treatment. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104763
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

You are having a procedure to repair your abdominal aortic aneurysm. Your aorta is the main artery that carries blood from your heart to the rest of your body. It is about the size of a garden hose. The part that carries blood to your lower body is the abdominal aorta. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265645
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Butting Out For Safer Surgery [English] Permalink Public

The longer you go without smoking before surgery, the greater the benefits and the less chances of complications after surgery. This pamphlet explains how smoking can affect your recovery, the advantages of quitting, and the free services available to help you quit smoking. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
265982
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Closing Your Incision with DERMABOND PRINEO (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This is a special way of closing the skin after surgery. This System uses a mix of a mesh and skin glue. It forms a flexible, see-through seal over your incision. It holds the skin edges of your incision together without stitches (sutures) or clips. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266803
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