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  • Carotid Artery Disease, Stroke & Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIAs)

    WHAT IS CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE?Carotid artery disease occurs when the major arteries in your neck become narrowed or blocked. These arteries, called the carotid arteries, supply your brain with blood. Your carotid art...

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    WHAT IS AN ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM (AAA)?The aorta is the largest artery in your body, and it carries oxygen-rich blood pumped out of, or away from, your heart. Your aorta runs through your chest, where it is called the thoracic ao...

  • Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

    WHAT IS VASCULAR DISEASE?In our ageing population, vascular disease is a common cause of disability and mortality. Vascular disease or disease of the blood vessels can be categorised as those affecting the arteries (blood vessels carrying blood away...

  • Appendicitis

    Appendicitis WHAT IS THE APPENDIX?The appendix is a small closed-ended, narrow tube up to several centimetres in length that attaches to the cæcum. It is located in the lower right side of the abdomen, at the junction where the smal...

  • Colorectal resection

    Colorectal resectionWHAT IS THE LARGE INTESTINE?The large intestine (or large bowel) is the lower part of the digestive system where waste products from the food you eat are collected and processed into faeces.The large intestine is about 1.5 m lo...

  • Cholecystectomy

    CholecystectomyWHAT IS THE GALLBLADDER?The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped pouch that lies under the liver in the upper-right part of your abdomen. It stores and concentrates bile, a digestive liquid continually secreted by the liver. The bile ...

  • Gastrectomy

    GastrectomyWHAT IS THE STOMACH?The stomach is the digestive organ that is connected between the esophagus and the small intestine. Food enters the stomach through the esophagus where it is broken down and then transferred to the small intestine whe...

  • Abdominal wall plastic and aesthetic surgery

    This document has been conceived under the authority of the French Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery (Société Française de Chirurgie Plastique Reconstructrice et Esthétique – SOFCPRE) to complete the information that y...

  • What should you know about ‘Home Medication’

    What Should You Know about  ‘Home Medication’ “Home Medications” or “Patient’s Own Medication” are medications that you have been taking at home prior to admission to the hospital.For patient’s own ...

  • Vaginal Birth Labour & Delivery

    Vaginal birth: Labour and deliveryA vaginal delivery is childbirth that happens when the baby is pushed down the birth canal and delivered through the vagina. Every labour and delivery is different.WHAT TO EXPECT TO PRIOR TO LABOUR ...