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A Guide to Your Pacemaker: Information for Patients and Families (Royal Columbian Hospital, Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet tells you about your pacemaker. This booklet will tell you about what to expect before, during and after your hospital stay. Your nurse will help you to understand the information and how to take care of yourself when you are having a pacemaker. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
257261
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Cardiac Catheterization (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet explains how your heart works, what a heart catheterization is, what to expect, and possible treatments following this procedure. This booklet is intended for those people who have been referred to us for this procedure. Closer to the date of your procedure, we send you more specific information about how to prepare. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264951
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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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Preparing for Cardiac Catheterization (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Cardiac catheterization is a procedure used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions. A long thin tube called a catheter is inserted in an artery or vein in your groin, neck, or arm and threaded through your blood vessels to your heart. Using this catheter, doctors can then do diagnostic tests. (English) Colour

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255562
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A Guide to Your Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator & Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (Royal Columbian Hospital, Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet tells you about your heart device, as well as about what to expect before, during and after your hospital stay. Your nurse will help you to understand the information and how to take care of yourself when having a heart device. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264009
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Anti-Platelet Medicine – ticagrelor (Brilinta®) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Ticagrelor (say ‘tye-ka-grel-or’) is given to people who have had a heart attack. After a heart attack, some people have stents placed into arteries that supply blood to the heart (coronary arteries). A stent is a small tube of reinforced wire that helps keep the blocked artery open. Ticagrelor helps lower your chance of having another heart attack and helps prevent blood clots inside stents. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266175
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MitraClip - A guide for patients and families [English] Permalink Public

The MitraClip device is used to treat mitral valve regurgitation. The purpose of this guide is to help you and your family prepare for your procedure at Royal Columbian Hospital. We give you information specific to Royal Columbian Hospital and who to contact. The MitraClip Patient Guide was created and is owned by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). This guide or any portion thereof may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of the UOHI. (English)

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Left Atrial Appendage Closure: What to expect before, during, and after the procedure (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

For people on the waitlist for a left atrial appendage closure (LAAC). Describes what to expect before, during, and after the procedure. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266827
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation - What to Expect (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Your care team recommended transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) as the best option for you. This means having your aortic valve replaced using this procedure. To get ready for your procedure, please read this booklet and share it with your family. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266782
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