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  • Radiologic Percutaneous Gastrostomy/Gastrojejunostomy (Lower Mainland) [English] 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. (English) 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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  • Liver Biopsy (Lower Mainland) [English] 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. (English) 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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  • Fistuloplasty (Lower Mainland) [English] 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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    Printshop Number:
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  • Lung Biopsy (Lower Mainland) [English] Public

    This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure lung 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 lung. We use CT scan or Fluoroscopy to locate the spot to biopsy. The tissue sample is examined under a microscope for a diagnosis. A lung biopsy is done to check for any abnormalities seen on other tests such as chest x-ray or a CT scan. (English) Colour

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    English (264603)

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  • Radial Artery Sheath (Lower Mainland) [English] 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
  • Biliary Drainage (Lower Mainland) [English] 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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    English (264615), French (264803)

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  • Nephrostomy Tube (Lower Mainland) [English] 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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    264652
  • Tunnelled Hemodialysis Line (Lower Mainland) [English] 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). (English) 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:
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  • Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) (Lower Mainland) [English] Public

    It is a procedure which involves injecting corticosteroids (steroids) and local anesthetic (similar to dental freezing) into the epidural space, around the spinal cord. This is a common treatment for many types of low back and leg pain. Some people need a series of injections spread of a period of time. An interventional radiologist does the procedure (a doctor who specializes in image guided procedures using x-ray, fluoroscopy, or CT scan). (English) Colour

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    Printshop Number:
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  • Suprapubic Catheter - Putting one in place (Lower Mainland) [English] 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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    Printshop Number:
    266153

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