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Cryoablation: Liver or Kidney (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

Cryoablation is a way to treat growths and tumours, either benign or cancer. It uses extreme cold to kill the tissue cells. Here we refer to treating tumours in the liver or kidneys. An interventional radiologist (a doctor who specializes in image-guided procedures using x-ray, fluoroscopy, and CT scanning) does the procedure. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266822
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Microwave Ablation: Liver or Kidney (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of this medical imaging procedure. It includes 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) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
266197
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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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Chemoembolization Treating Liver Tumours (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

Chemoembolization (say kee-mo-em-bol-eye-zay-shun) is a therapy used to treat liver tumours. You might hear it called transarterial chemoembolization (or TACE) – transarterial means through arteries. This therapy might be used along with surgery or ablation treatments. An interventional radiologist does the chemoembolization procedure (a doctor who specializes in image guided procedures using x-ray and fluoroscopy). (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266168
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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

Catalogue Number:
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

Catalogue Number:
266238
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Possible Skin Reactions after Fluoroscopy-Guided Procedures (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

A pamphlet highlighting the possible skin reactions that might occur post fluoroscopy-guided procedures. It outlines the symptoms, what to do if you get a reaction, what not to do and when to get help. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266033
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Bone Ablation (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

Bone ablation (say ah-blay-shun) is a procedure that treats benign bone tumors (osteoid osteoma). For malignant tumors, ablation slows the progress and reduces the size of the tumor. Ablation also helps relieve pain caused by bone tumors. The radiologist uses CT scanning to do this procedure. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266167
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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

Catalogue Number:
267152
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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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267153
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