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Perclose - Patient Home Care Instructions [English] Permalink Public

Following your catheterization procedure, your doctor closed the opening in the artery in your groin with a Perclose device. The device was introduced through a small incision, and the following will instruct you on how to care for the incision site as well as provide other helpful information. (English) Black & White

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262044
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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

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104710
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Dalteparin Sodium (Fragmin Injection) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Dalteparin sodium is a medicine that stops clots from forming in your veins and can only be administered by injection. Taking a blood thinner like this requires extra care if you sustain an injury. This factsheet provides instructions and advice for those patients undergoing this type of treatment. (English) Black & White

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104763
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Angina Chest Pain (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

We have determined that your chest pain is coming from your heart. This is called angina (sounds like ann-j-eye-na). Angina is caused by not enough oxygen getting to your heart muscle. (English) Colour

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253981
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Chest Pain - Non-Cardiac (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Pain in your chest can be scary but is does not always mean you are having a heart attack. We have done some tests and determined your chest pain is not coming from your heart. (English) Colour

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253986
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Emergency Angiogram (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Information for families of patients who have been sent to Royal Columbian Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Lab for an emergency angiogram, and possibly angioplasty. Briefly describes the procedures and process for waiting and follow-up contact following the procedure. (English) Colour

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262772
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Preparing for Insertion of a Heart Device (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This information helps you prepare for a Pacemaker, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD),Loop Recorder, or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)at Royal Columbian Hospital, including instructions on how to eat, bath, and take medication before the procedure as well as how to get to the hospital and what to bring with you. (English) Colour

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257259
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Preparing for Insertion of a Heart Device (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This information helps you prepare for a Pacemaker, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD),Loop Recorder, or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)at Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Center, including instructions on how to eat, bath, and take medication before the procedure as well as how to get to the hospital and what to bring with you. (English) Colour

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257260
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Following the Insertion of a Heart Device (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Care After the Insertion of a Heart Device Pacemaker, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD), Loop Recorder, or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. This brochure includes information about how to care for yourself after your procedure, including care at home, resuming activity, when to make follow up appointments and when to call for help. (English) Black & White

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262897
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Sun Safety After an Organ Transplant (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Skin cancers are the most common type of cancer for people who have had an organ transplant. In fact, any person with a solid organ transplant is much more likely to develop skin cancer than the general public. This risk is increased because of the medicine you must take to prevent your body from rejecting your transplanted organ. (English) Colour

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262886
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