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Angiography/Angiogram (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure angiography/angiogram 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. Angiography is procedure to look at arteries and veins in your body using x-rays. To help see the arteries and veins, an x‐ray dye (called contrast) is injected.This is called an angiogram. (English) Colour

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English (264367), Arabic (264660), Chinese - Simplified (264661), Chinese - Traditional (264662), Farsi (264663), Punjabi (264664), Vietnamese (264665), French (264797)

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264367
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Fistuloplasty (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure fistuloplasty 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 fistuloplasty is a procedure to open up the narrowed blood vessel making up the fistula. We insert and slowly inflate a special balloon to slowly stretch the blood vessel. This improves blood flow, resulting in improved hemodialysis. (English) Colour

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English (264474)

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Radial Artery Sheath (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure radial artery sheath 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. Your doctor or specialist wants you to have an interventional procedure. The procedure requires access to the inside of your body through an artery. We use an artery in your wrist called the radial artery. A small thin hollow tube called sheath is inserted through your skin into the radial artery. The sheath is then used for the interventional procedure. (English) Colour

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English (264637)

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264637
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Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters- Patient Information (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet describes what the filter is used for, why has it been put in place, possible unwanted effects, how long it stays in place, and contact information (English) Black & White

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266060
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