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  • Paracentesis (Lower Mainland) [English] Public

    This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure paracentesis including information on who will be performing procedure?, prior to procedure instructions, what happens during procedure?, will it hurt?, how long it will take?, risks or complications, what happens afterwards?, follow-up instructions and information on who to contact if experiencing problems. Paracentesis is the removal of fluid from around the organs in your abdomen. This area is called the abdominal cavity. A build-up of fluid in the abdominal cavity is called ascites. There are a number of different reasons for this fluid build-up. You might already know why this has happened or this procedure might be done to help find out why. (English) Colour

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    English (264545), French (264804)

    Printing Cost:
    $0.06 (B&W) $0.36 (Colour)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    264545
    Diagnosis and Therapy:
    • Diagnostic Tests
    Keywords:
    • Medical Imaging,
    • Radiology
    Demographic:
    • All
    Site:
    • Lower Mainland
    Program:
    • Lower Mainland Medical Imaging
    Professional or Practice Group:
    • Radiologist
    Cross Reference on Location:
    Interventional Radiology
    Format:
    Pamphlet
    Paper Size:
    Letter
    Paper Colour:
    White
    Title Page Paper Colour:
    White
    Folding:
    Letter fold
    Plain Language:
    True
    Record Type:
    FHA
    Revision Date:
    September 01, 2015
    Next Revision Date:
    September 01, 2018
    Record Created:
    October 09, 2014
    Record Modified:
    April 11, 2019
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Impressions:
    2
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