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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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Esophageal Stent Placement (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

An esophageal stent is placed to open the esophagus where there is a narrowing or blockage. An interventional radiologist does the procedure. This doctor specializes in image-guided procedures and uses fluoroscopy for this procedure. (English) Colour

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Colorectal Stent Placement (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

A colorectal stent is placed to open the bowel where there is a narrowing or blockage. An interventional radiologist does the procedure. This doctor specializes in image-guided procedures and uses fluoroscopy for this procedure. (English) Colour

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Cryoablation Lung [English] Permalink Public

Cryoablation is a way to treat growths and tumours, which are benign or cancerous. It uses extreme cold to freeze and shrink, or kill the tumour. In this case, this is a way to treat tumours in the lung. An interventional radiologist does the procedure. This doctor specializes in image-guided procedures and uses CT scanning for this procedure. (English) Colour

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Microwave Ablation: Lung (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

Microwaves are used to heat and destroy lung tumours, either benign or cancer. An interventional radiologist does the procedure. This doctor specializes in image-guided procedures and often uses CT scanning for this procedure. (English) Colour

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