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Anal – Rectal Surgery: Your Surgery and Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Information for those who are having hemorrhoid surgery (Hemorrhoidectomy)to remove hemorrhoids (swollen veins located in the lower anus) or anal surgery for abscess or fistula, to drain an infection (an abscess) of an anal gland, or to repair a tear in the lining of the anus. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265587
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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

Catalogue Number:
265605
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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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TransUrethral Resection for a Bladder Tumour (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Information booklet on your surgery and recovery at home after having bladder tumour surgery. You are having surgery (an operation) to remove a tumour from the inside wall of your bladder. You might hear the surgery called a TURBT (say ter-bit). Replaces #265738 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265737
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Kidney Removal Surgery (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Information booklet on your surgery and recovery at home after having kidney removal surgery (Nephrectomy). You are having surgery (an operation) to remove all or part of one of your kidneys (partial or total nephrectomy) or remove a kidney and the attached ureter (nephro-ureterectomy). Replaces #265734 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265733
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Bladder Removal Surgery (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Information booklet on your surgery and recovery at home after having bladder removal surgery. You are having surgery (an operation) to remove your whole bladder. This surgery is done to treat bladder cancer. Replaces #265736 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265735
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Lumbar Surgery - Your Surgery & Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This surgery is usually done to relieve pressure on the spinal nerves or the spinal cord. This could be caused by a bulging disc, a narrowing of the spinal canal, worn out or injured disc(s), a tumour, a broken vertebra. Replaces # 265612 (English) Colour

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English (265799), Chinese - Simplified (266517), Chinese - Traditional (266516), Punjabi (266515)

Catalogue Number:
265799
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Lumbar Surgery - Your Day Surgery & Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You are having surgery on your lumbar part of your spine. This surgery is usually done to relieve back or leg pain, numbness, and/or tingling in the back or leg, to repair broken vertebra, or treat other problems with the spine. Replaces #256098 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265800
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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This handout provides an overview of the anterior cruciate ligament repair surgery and includes information on caring for yourself at home. Replaces #265920 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265922
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Foot or Ankle Surgery (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This handout provides an overview of your foot and ankle surgery and includes information on caring for yourself at home. Replaces #265925 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265926
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