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Selective Nerve Root Block in Medical Imaging (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure selective nerve root block (SNRB), sometimes called a nerve block, including information on who will be performing procedure, how to prepare, 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. (English) Colour

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264369
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Uterine Fibroid Embolization (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure uterine fibroid embolization 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. This is a procedure that closes off the blood supply to fibroids that are inside the uterus (called ‘embolization’). When we slow down or block the blood supply, the fibroid stops growing. Any bleeding and or pressure you have should be less or go away. (English) Colour

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Ovarian Vein Embolization (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure ovarian vein embolization including information on who will be performing procedure, how to prepare, 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. (English) Colour

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Facet Rhizotomy (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

The facet is the joint on the side of each vertebra. A rhizotomy (say rye-zot-oh-mee) is a procedure to cut or sever the nerve root at certain facets. The procedure uses high-frequency radio waves to create a heat that destroys the nerve. We call this radiofrequency ablation (say ah-blay-shun). This pamphlet describes the procedure, who will be performing procedure, how to prepare, 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. (English) Colour

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266240
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Sacroiliac Joint Injection (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This procedure involves injecting a small amount of local anesthetic (similar to dental freezing) combined with steroid medication around the sacroiliac (SI) joint. The injection helps block the pain and reduces the inflammation for a short time. (English) Colour

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266198
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Lumbar Sympathetic Block in Medical Imaging (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

A brief description of the procedure done in Medical Imaging, who will be performing procedure, how to prepare, 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 (English) Colour

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266250
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Medial Branch Block (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

Medial branch nerves are small nerves connected to facet joints in the spine. The nerves carry pain signals from the joint to the brain. This pamphlet describes the procedure, who will be performing procedure, how to prepare, 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. (English) Colour

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266238
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