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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

Catalogue Number:
104576
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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

Catalogue Number:
104727
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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

Catalogue Number:
104655
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Pain After Surgery (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A factsheet on how to manage pain after being discharged from surgery. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104652
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Laparoscopy (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A laparoscopy is a type of minimally invasive surgery that uses small, keyhole incisions and fiberoptic lighting to employ cameras and long specialized instrumentation to complete the surgery. This pamphlet contains detailed instructions to follow after the operation. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
251814
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Going Home after a Vasectomy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A factsheet of instructions following a vasectomy procedure. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104640
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Macular Hole Surgery [English] Permalink Public

During macular hole surgery (vitrectomy), a bubble containing a mixture of air and gas is placed in the eye - this helps the macular hole to heal. This pamphlet explains the need to maintain a face-down position so that the gas bubble "bandage" stays in place. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
251984
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Post-operative Instructions for Cataract Surgery (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A pamphlet that contains a few simple tips to aid the healing process after your cataract removal and lens implant. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
252042
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Discharge Following Cystoscopy (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Cystoscopy is a procedure used to see inside your urinary bladder and urethra — the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body. This pamphlet covers all of the instructions to follow after this procedure. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
252413
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Laparotomy (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A laparotomy is a surgical procedure involving a large incision through the abdominal wall to gain access into the abdominal cavity. This pamphlet has information on how to prepare for this procedure and what to expect after surgery. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
252653
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