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Cerebral Angiogram (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) Black & White

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266152
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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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267150
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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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Ultrasound Kidney Biopsy In Medical Imaging (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

A kidney biopsy is a way of taking a small sample of tissue from your kidney using a special needle. A biopsy is done to identify the type and degree of kidney disease, which then helps guide what would be the best way to treat the disease. A radiologist does the procedure (a doctor who specializes in image guided procedures). (English) Colour

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266166
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Spine Biopsy in Medical Imaging (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

A spine biopsy is a way of taking a small sample of bone from your spine using a special needle. The sample is examined for infection, cancer, or other bone disorders. A radiologist who specializes in image guided procedures uses fluoroscopy or CT scanning to do the biopsy. (English) Black & White

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266158
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Lumbar Puncture in Medical Imaging (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

A lumbar puncture is a procedure for taking a sample of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from around the spinal cord in the lower back. You might also hear it called a ‘spinal tap’. This procedure is usually done to identify diseases of the central nervous system, including the brain and spine. This procedure is also used to treat cancer with chemotherapy. A radiologist does the procedure (a doctor who specializes in image guided procedures). (English) Colour

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266159
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Tunnelled Venous Access Catheter (Hickman, Groshong, Powerline) [English] Permalink Public

A brief description of the procedure, who will be doing the procedure, how to prepare, what happens during the procedure, what to know about the procedure (will it hurt?, how long it will take, what the risks or complications could be, and what happens afterwards). Included are follow-up instructions and information on who to contact if experiencing problems (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266603
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