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Going Home After Endometrial Ablation (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Endometrial ablation is a treatment option for excessive menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). Endometrial ablation destroys the tissue that lines the uterus (endometrium), while leaving the uterus and cervix in place. This factsheet has information on home care and what symptoms to expect. (English) Black & White

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104573
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Going Home After Cystoscopy (C&P) or Ureteral Stent Insertion (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A cystoscopy, or cystoscopy and pyelogram (C&P), is a procedure done to examine the lining of the urethra and bladder to test for bladder cancer. A ureteral stent is a thin, flexible tube threaded into the ureter to help urine drain from the kidney to the bladder or to an external collection system. (English) Black & White

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104575
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Blepharoplasty (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Blepharoplasty is a procedure to remove excess skin and/or fat from the upper or lower eyelid. This factsheet provides information on what one can expect before, during, and after the procedure. (English) Black & White

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104576
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Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy, or ESWL, refers to a procedure used to treat patients with kidney stones, prostate and urinary tract conditions. Acoustic shock waves break kidney stones into tiny pieces that are then passed in the urine. This factsheet provides instructions on what to do to encourage these tiny pieces to be flushed from your system. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104651
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Going Home After ERCP (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

ERCP is short for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography. This is a test designed to image and to treat disorders of the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas. This factsheet provides information on what to do at home if you feel discomfort and when to seek immediate medical attention. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104709
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Going Home After Colonoscopy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A colonoscopy is the examination of the colon and distal part of the small bowel with a camera on a flexible tube passed through the anus. Topics such as eating and when to seek immediate medical attention are discussed in this factsheet. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104711
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Going Home After Biopsy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A biopsy is the removal and examination of a sample of tissue for testing purposes. This factsheet contains instructions for home care following discharge. (English) Black & White

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104726
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Going Home with an Indwelling Drainage Catheter - Paracentesis (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A catheter or tube was inserted to remove any fluid that has collected from around the organs in your abdomen. Sometimes, the doctor wants you to go home with the catheter in place so you can drain the fluid when you need to. Removing the fluid is called 'Paracentesis'. (English) Black & White

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104727
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Lumbar Puncture (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A lumbar puncture is a procedure where a doctor uses a needle to withdraw fluid from the space around your spinal cord for testing purposes. This factsheet provides details on how the test is performed and what to do when you go home. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104728
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Spinal Anesthesia (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A spinal anesthetic involves having freezing medicine injected into your spinal fluid to numb parts of your body to block pain. This factsheet provides additional information on how this is done and what to do when you return home. (English) Black & White

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104655
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