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  • Spinal Anesthesia (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Public

    Spinal anesthesia involves a single injection of a local anesthetic medicine into your back that produces numbness and muscle relaxation to the region of your body from about your waist down to your toes. It is most commonly used for operations on the legs, groin, organs in the pelvis, and buttocks. This pamphlet contains important discharge instructions should this type of anesthesia be used in your surgical procedure. (English) Black & White

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    $0.06 (B&W)
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    50
    Printshop Number:
    262663
  • Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumor (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Public

    This procedure involves the surgical removal of the bladder tumor performed under a general or spinal anesthetic. A long slender lighted tube is passed through the urinary passageway (the urethra) to reach the bladder tumor. (English) Black & White

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    50
    Printshop Number:
    262676
  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Public

    Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) involves the surgical removal of the inner portion of the prostate. A long slender lighted tube is passed through the urinary passageway (the urethra) to reach the prostate gland. A special cutting instrument is inserted through the lighted tube to remove the prostate gland. Information on home catheter care, permitted activities, and pain management are contained in this factsheet. (English) Black & White

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    $0.06 (B&W)
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    50
    Printshop Number:
    262677
  • Ureteric Stenting (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Public

    A ureteral stent is a thin, flexible tube threaded into the ureter, the tube draining urine from each kidney into the bladder. This temporary procedure is used to help urine drain from the kidney to the bladder or to an external collection system. (English) Black & White

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    $0.03 (B&W)
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    50
    Printshop Number:
    262680
  • Parathyroidectomy (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Public

    The parathyroid glands are located in the neck and control the amount of calcium in the blood and within the bones. The surgical removal of these glands is a parathyroidectomy. (English) Black & White

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    50
    Printshop Number:
    253661
  • Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Public

    A radical retropubic prostatectomy is the surgical removal of the prostate gland through an abdominal incision. This preadmission information will explain what to do before and after the surgery. (English) Black & White

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    $0.06 (B&W)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    253446
  • Pain After Surgery (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Public

    This booklet explains why pain control after surgery is important to encourage a speedy recovery, and the different methods of pain relief available to patients. (English) Black & White

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    $0.18 (B&W)
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    50
    Printshop Number:
    253447
  • Transurethral Prostate Resection (TUPR) (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Public

    The transurethral prostate resection is a procedure to treat an enlarged prostate. A TUPR unblocks the urethra and makes it easier to pass urine. Information on what to expect before and after the surgery is outlined in this pamphlet. (English) Black & White

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    $0.06 (B&W)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    253815
  • Chest Surgery [English] Public

    The booklet outlines the numerous types of chest surgeries that are performed with a description of each. Instructions are provided on how to get ready for the surgery, and how to care for oneself after the surgery for a successful recovery. (English) Black & White

    Printing Cost:
    $0.30 (B&W)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    253834
  • Hiatus Hernia Repair [English] Public

    A hiatus hernia is when the upper part of the stomach protrudes into the thorax (the part of the body between the neck and the abdomen) through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm. This booklet describes the procedure how to prepare for the procedure, as well as post-op diet and activity recommendations. (English) Black & White

    Printing Cost:
    $0.18 (B&W)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    253859

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