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Abdominal Drainage (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure abdominal drainage 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. Abdominal drainage is the removal of fluid that has collected in the abdomen (called ascites). Abdominal drainage is also done to remove fluid from an abscess in the abdomen. (English) Colour

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Varicocele Embolization (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure varicocele 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. A varicocele is when the vein in the scrotum that drains blood from a testicle becomes enlarged. This is similar to varicose veins in the leg. A varicocele can cause pain, swelling, and affect your fertility. This procedure closes off the enlarged vein without surgery (called ‘embolization’). When the vein is blocked, your body naturally finds other veins to drain blood from the testicle. (English) Colour

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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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Fallopian Tube Recanilization (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure fallopian tube recanalization 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. (English) Colour

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Biliary Drainage (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure biliary drainage 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. Biliary drainage is a procedure to drain bile from your liver. Your liver makes bile and is needed to help you digest food. Normally, the bile ducts carry bile from your liver to your bowel, temporarily storing bile in the gallbladder. (English) Colour

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Sclerotherapy (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

A brief description of 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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Nephrostomy Tube (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure nephrostomy tube 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 thin plastic tube that goes through the skin of your lower back directly into a kidney. This tube drains urine from the kidney when urine cannot flow normally. X-ray, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy are used to guide the procedure. (English) Colour

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English (264652), French (264799)

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Tunnelled Hemodialysis Line (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure tunnelled hemodialysis line 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. (English) Colour

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English (264610), Arabic (264672), Chinese - Simplified (264673), Chinese - Traditional (264674), Farsi (264675), Punjabi (264676), Vietnamese (264677), French (264802)

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Thoracentesis (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure thoracentesis 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. Thoracentesis is the removal of fluid from around a lung. A build-up of fluid around a lung can make breathing difficult. Removing the fluid should help you feel better. (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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