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Laparoscopy (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A laparoscopy is a type of minimally invasive surgery that uses small, keyhole incisions and fiberoptic lighting to employ cameras and long specialized instrumentation to complete the surgery. This pamphlet contains detailed instructions to follow after the operation. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
251814
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Laparotomy (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A laparotomy is a surgical procedure involving a large incision through the abdominal wall to gain access into the abdominal cavity. This pamphlet has information on how to prepare for this procedure and what to expect after surgery. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
252653
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Laparoscopy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A laparoscopy is a type of minimally invasive surgery that uses small, keyhole incisions and fiberoptic lighting to employ cameras and long specialized instrumentation to complete the surgery. This pamphlet contains detailed instructions to follow after the operation. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104668
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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) procedure to remove the gallbladder by making a number of small incisions in the right upper part of the abdomen. A camera is passed through one of these incisions to perform the procedure and the gallbladder is removed through one of the other incisions. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255284
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Open Cholecystectomy (Langley Memorial Hospital) (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

An open cholecystectomy is the removal of the gallbladder using the more traditional procedure of removing it through an abdominal incision. This brochure includes information on home care and permitted activities. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255285
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Laparoscopic (MIS) Colon Resection (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A laparoscopic colon resection is the surgical removal of a piece of large bowel. With laparoscopic or MIS (Minimally Invasive) surgical procedures, surgeons use small keyhole incisions and fiberoptic lighting to employ cameras and long specialized instrumentation to complete the surgery. As well as procedure details, this brochure includes information on home care and permitted activities. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255458
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Anterior Resection (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

An anterior resection involves the surgical removal of a portion of the bowel. This pamphlet contains important instructions on how to prepare at home before the surgery, and what one can expect during and after surgery. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
255476
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Radiologic Percutaneous Gastrostomy/Gastrojejunostomy (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure radiologic percutaneous gastrostomy/gastrojejunostomy 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. Radiologic Percutaneous Gastrostomy is a procedure where a special tube called a gastrostomy tube (G tube) is put into the stomach by going through the skin of the abdomen using X-ray to guide the procedure. (English) Colour

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English (264368), Arabic (264678), Chinese - Simplified (264679), Chinese - Traditional (264680), Farsi (264681), Punjabi (264682), Vietnamese (264683), French (264801)

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264368
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Path to Home Guide: Bowel Surgery (Large) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Bowel surgery information about the day of surgery and the days after your surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
257855
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet gives general information on preparing for surgery and hospital stay with the focus on the best recovery possible. Find information on how to prepare yourself in the months, weeks, and days before your surgery as well as very specific information on how to get ready the night before and morning of surgery. We also describe generally what to expect before and after surgery. Use this booklet along with the information we give you on about your specific surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264970
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