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Transesophageal Echocardiogram - Generic Discharge Instructions (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) involves passing a specialized probe into a patient's esophagus (also known as the gullet) in order to provide visualization of the posterior cardiac structures. This fact sheet contains information on what one can expect following this procedure. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
104710
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Serial casting is a procedure that involves applying a series of fiberglass casts to a limb to improve the range of movement of a joint (eg. knee, elbow, ankle). This information sheet discusses how it is done and any possible complications. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262658
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Cone Biopsy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A cone biopsy (conization) is a test for cervical cancer that involves taking a cone-shaped sample of the cervix. This factsheet provides information on instructions for home care, when to call the doctor, and what to do if you have pain. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104568
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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

Catalogue Number:
104726
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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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Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) is a treatment to remove abnormal cells from the cervix. This factsheet provides more information and what one should do following the procedure. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104634
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Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan Preparation (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A computerized tomography (CT) scan is a sophisticated x-ray procedure whose images are of greater clarity and detail than those produced by conventional x-ray procedures. The information on this factsheet outlines how the test is performed and the specific preparations that should be taken by the patient prior to having the scan done. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
252606
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ERCP - After Your Procedure (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer 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

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262554
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