The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand …
If your core biopsy is benign, it will be recommended that you return in 6 months time to have a repeat mammogram of the breast that the biopsy was taken from. This appointment will be booked by IWK Central Booking Office and will be faxed to your family doctor's office. Your family doctor's office will then notify you of the date and time of your repeat mammogram appointment.
The Bartholin glands are two small pea sized glands that are located at the opening to the vagina on both the left and right lower aspects. Most of the time, you cannot see or feel these glands.
What is a stereotactic core biopsy of the breast? A Radiologist (a medical doctor who specializes in reading medical images including ultrasound and x-rays) takes samples of an area in your breast using a needle that is guided by a computer-controlled needle guide attached to the mammography equipment.
You are going home with a dressing to cover your incision. Information on the care and removal of your dressing.
Information on the procedure, booking, preparation discharge.
Information is given on things one can do at home to help relieve pain, what medications can be taken, and what conditions merit contact with a healthcare provider.
Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) is a potentially fatal reaction that can happen within the skeletal muscles of susceptible individuals when given an anesthetic. Anesthetics are drugs used before, during and after surgery to relieve pain, cause unconsciousness, and relax muscles.
What to bring; Night prior to procedure; Medications; Day of procedure; Preparing for your procedure; The procedure & recovery; Questions or concerns about your recovery.