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  • Angiography/Angiogram (Lower Mainland) [French] 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. (French) Colour

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

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    Printshop Number:
    264797
  • Liver Biopsy (Lower Mainland) [French] Public

    A pre/post pamphlet including a brief description of medical imaging procedure, 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 liver biopsy is a way of taking a small piece of tissue from your liver using a special needle. A liver biopsy is done to check for any abnormalities seen on other tests you might have had (such as an ultrasound, x-ray, CT scan, or blood tests). It is also done to find the cause of jaundice, or to check for cirrhosis, hepatitis or liver cancer. (French) Colour

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    English (264473), Arabic (264684), Chinese - Simplified (264685), Chinese (264686), Persian - Farsi (264687), Punjabi (264688), Vietnamese (264689), French (264800)

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    Printshop Number:
    264800
  • Radiologic Percutaneous Gastrostomy/Gastrojejunostomy (Lower Mainland) [French] 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. (French) Colour

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    English (264368), Arabic (264678), Chinese - Simplified (264679), Chinese (264680), Persian - Farsi (264681), Punjabi (264682), Vietnamese (264683), French (264801)

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    Printshop Number:
    264801
  • Selective Nerve Root Block (Lower Mainland) [French] Public

    This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure selective nerve root block (SNRB) 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 selective nerve root block, sometimes called a nerve block, is a procedure used to find out the cause of nerve root pain in the low back, leg, neck, or upper back. It is also used to help relieve pain. (French) Colour

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    English (264369), Arabic (264666), Chinese - Simplified (264667), Chinese (264668), Persian - Farsi (264669), Punjabi (264670), Vietnamese (264671), French (264798)

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    Printshop Number:
    264798
  • Tunnelled Hemodialysis Line (Lower Mainland) [French] 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. This is a special intravenous catheter placed under the skin (tunneled) into a larger vein in the neck or upper chest. The catheter is sometimes called a PermcathTM. Typically, this is used for people who need regular blood transfusions or who have chronic renal failure and need hemodialysis. The dialysis catheter has two openings called ports. The ports allow for the rapid exchange of blood needed for hemodialysis.The dialysis catheter stays in place for as long as is needed (for months in some situations). (French) Colour

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

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    Printshop Number:
    264802
  • Paracentesis (Lower Mainland) [French] Public

    This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure paracentesis 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. Paracentesis is the removal of fluid from around the organs in your abdomen. This area is called the abdominal cavity. A build-up of fluid in the abdominal cavity is called ascites. There are a number of different reasons for this fluid build-up. You might already know why this has happened or this procedure might be done to help find out why. (French) Colour

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    English (264545), French (264804)

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    Printshop Number:
    264804
  • Nephrostomy Tube (Lower Mainland) [French] 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. (French) Colour

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    English (264652), French (264799)

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    Printshop Number:
    264799
  • Abdominal Drainage (Lower Mainland) [French] 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. (French) Colour

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    English (264609), French (264805)

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    Printshop Number:
    264805
  • Biliary Drainage (Lower Mainland) [French] 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. (French) Colour

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    English (264615), French (264803)

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    Printshop Number:
    264803
  • Breast Biopsy (Lower Mainland) [French] Public

    This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure breast biopsy 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 biopsy is a way of taking a small piece of tissue from your breast. We use ultrasound or MRI images to locate the spot to biopsy. A breast biopsy is done to check for any abnormalities seen on other tests such as an ultrasound, mammogram, or MRI. (French) Colour

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    English (264604), French (264806)

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    50
    Printshop Number:
    264806
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