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Wedge Toenail Removal (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A wedge toenail removal is a procedure to remove part or all of a toenail that has grown into the skin. If you have had several ingrown nails in the same toe, your doctor may use a chemical or electro-cautery (burning with an electric current) to prevent the nail from becoming ingrown again. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104569
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Vaginal Myomectomy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A vaginal myomectomy is surgery to remove fibroids from inside your uterus. Fibroids are growths in the muscle of the uterus. They can grow on the inside of the uterus. Fibroids are often painless, but in some women may cause severe pain. Fibroids may also cause a lot of bleeding, infertility, and miscarriages. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104657
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Laparoscopy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [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) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104668
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Microlaryngoscopy or Esophagoscopy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

In both procedures, a thin flexible telescope called an endoscope is passed through your mouth to examine either the vocal folds (laryngoscopy) or upper part of your gastrointestinal tract (gut) as with an esophagoscopy. This factsheet has information on how to care for yourself at home following such a procedure. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104735
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Nasal or Sinus Surgery (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet has information on how to care for yourself at home following surgery of this nature, including eating, pain management, and wound care. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104736
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Penile Implant (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Penile implants are devices put inside the penis that allow men with erectile dysfunction (ED) to get an erection. This factsheet has information on how to care for yourself at home following this type of surgery, including pain management and wound care. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104738
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Scrotal Surgery (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet has information on how to care for yourself at home following this type of surgery, including pain management and wound care. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104739
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Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet has information on how to care for yourself at home after having your tonsils and/or adenoids removed. (English) Black & White

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104740
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Trans-Obturator Sling Procedure (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A trans-obturator sling procedure involves placing a sling under your urethra to form a cradle that provides support. The support holds the urethra in place to correct stress incontinence. Instructions on what to do at home are included in this factsheet. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
104741
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Urethrotomy Surgery (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Urethrotomy surgery involves incision of the urethra, especially for relief of a narrowing (stricture) of the urethra caused by injury or disease. This factsheet has information on how to care for yourself at home following this type of surgery, including what to eat and pain management. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104765
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