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After your coronary intervention procedure: Steps to a healthy heart   English Laotian Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: Discusses ways to improve life after coronary intervention procedure such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), percutaneous transluminal coronary rotational ablation (PTCRA), directional coronary artherectomy (DCA) and intercoronary stent. Includes guidelines for home care, medications, smoking, diet, cholesterol, weight reduction, exercise, and stress management. Includes table of recommended dietary choices.
Author: Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE
Revised Date: 12/2010
Angiography: Carotid angiogram: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a carotid angiogram, a test that studies the inside of the carotid arteries. Included are how the exam works, how it is performed, what to expect during the exam, and how to get the test results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 5/2017
Angiography: Kidney exam: How to prepare and what to expect   English Korean
Abstract: This handout explains a renal angiogram, which is done for patients with elevated blood pressure or impaired kidney function, thought to be caused by a blockage of the arteries connected to the kidneys. Included are how the procedure works, how to prepare, what to expect, and possible risks.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 5/2017
Atrial fibrillation: Causes, symptoms, risks, and treatments   English Korean
Abstract: This handout describes atrial fibrillation. Included are symptoms, causes, risk factors, self-care, and treatments.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2014
Cardiac catheterization lab procedures   English
Abstract: This handout explains the cardiac catheterization procedure and interventions that may be done as a result, such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), stents, directional coronary atherectomy, and percutanious trasluminal rotational atherectomy (PTRA).
Author: Cardiology/5NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Cardiology/5NE
Revised Date: 10/2013
Cardiac nuclear medicine exam: How to prepare   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout describes cardiac nuclear medicine exam, which is done to study the structure and function of the heart. Included are how to prepare for the exam, how it works, what to expect, and how to get the exam results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 3/2017
Cardiac rehabilitation: The next step in your heart recovery   English
Abstract: This handout gives information for the patient beginning a cardiac rehabilitation program. It includes benefits, how to get started, how the program works, and a list of cardiac rehab programs in western Washington state.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 6/2013
Caring for your implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD): What you need to know   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure covers instructions for patients who have received a subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD), including guidelines to follow during recovery, activity restrictions, special long-term precautions, when to call the doctor, and when to call 9-1-1.
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2014
CT: Angiography scan: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains CT angiography, which is done to check blood flow all over the body. It includes how the scan works, how it is done, how to prepare for it, what to expect, and how to get results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 3/2017
CT: Coronary angiogram (CTA) scan: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout describes a coronary CTA, also called CT coronary angiography, that studies the inside of tiny heart vessels. It includes how the scan works, how to prepare, how it is done, what is felt during the scan, and how to get the results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 3/2017
Dobutamine stress echocardiogram   English
Abstract: This booklet explains the dobutamine stress echocardiogram ultrasound exam of the heart. It covers how to get to the hospital, how to prepare, what happens during the exam, key instructions and answers common questions.
Author: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Revised Date: 12/2011
Electrophysiology   English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This booklet explains arrhythmias, an irregular rhythm or timing problem with the heart's electrical system. It also covers electrophysiology studies and treatment options.
Author: Cardiology/5NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Cardiology/5NE
Revised Date: 1/2004
Esophagectomy: What to expect and how to prepare for your operation   English
Abstract: This booklet covers what to expect, how to prepare for, and how to plan for recovery from an esophagectomy, surgery to remove diseased portions of the esophagus.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Revised Date: 7/2006
Exercise after heart surgery: To help you live a healthy, active life   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains sternal precautions, to be followed after heart surgery. Included is guidance for recovery after surgery, how to add or keep exercise in the lifestyle, exercise goals, and paying attention to the body's signals and symptoms.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
Exercise after lung surgery with clamshell approach: To help you live a healthy, active life   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout supplies information to help recovery after lung surgery with clamshell approach. Included are incision precautions, instructions about restricted activities, tips on how to add or keep exercise in the lifestyle, and advice on when to slow down, delay exercising, or call the health care provider.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
Exercise after lung surgery with sternal incision: To help you live a healthy, active life   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout helps guide recovery after lung surgery with sternal incision. It includes precautions, exercise goals, and how to listen to what your body needs.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
Exercise after lung surgery with thoracotomy incision: To help you live a healthy, active life   English
Abstract: This handout supplies information to help recovery after lung surgery with thoracotomy incision. Included are incision precautions, instructions about restricted activities, tips on how to add or keep exercise in the lifestyle, and advice on when to slow down, delay exercising, or call the health care provider.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
General cardiac surgery CareMap   English
Abstract: This CareMap for patients and their caregivers shows the care plan that is expected after having cardiac surgery. The CareMap begins on the day of surgery (Day 0) and gives recovery steps through Day 6, when most patients are discharged from the hospital. (CABG, AVR, MVR, open heart surgery)
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 10/2013
Heart disease   Chinese English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This detailed booklet explains the structure and function of the heart, cardiac disease risk factors and tips for lowering or eliminating them, and many other aspects of heart disease.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 6/2008
Heart failure daily weight log   Chinese English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Arabic
Abstract: This weight log provides instructions and a form for patients to keep track of their daily weight, blood pressure, and other symptoms.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Heart surgery: Your follow-up care   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout explains follow-up instructions for patients who have had heart surgery at UW Medical Center in Seattle, WA. It tells about how to schedule a follow-up visit and signs and symptoms that require a call to the cardiac surgeon.
Author: Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE
Revised Date: 11/2014
Helpful resources for people with drug or alcohol problems   English
Abstract: This handout lists many resources for finding a program that may help in facing a drug or alcohol problem.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Social Work and Care Coordination
Revised Date: 3/2012
Living with heart failure: After you leave the hospital   Chinese English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Arabic
Abstract: This handout gives guidelines for patients who are going home after being in the hospital for heart failure. Sections cover daily weighing, when to call the doctor, how to handle medicines, activity and diet restrictions, follow-up visits, and heart disease support group information.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Lung volume reduction surgery: For the treatment of emphysema   English
Abstract: This brochure describes the process for being considered for lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) at UWMC. This surgery is done to remove parts of the lung that have been damaged by emphysema.
Author: LVRS Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: LVRS Services
Revised Date: 3/2004
MRI: Angiography scan (MRA): How to prepare and what to expect   English Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout describes magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), an exam done to detect, diagnose, and to help treat heart disorders, stroke, and blood vessel diseases. It inncludes how to prepare for the exam, how the exam works, how the exam is done, what to expect, and how to get the exam results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 5/2015
MRI: Heart scan: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout describes an MRI scan of the heart, used to take detailed pictures of the cardiac vessels and tissues. It includes how the scan works, how it is done, how to prepare , what to expect during the scan, and how to get results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 1/2015
My goals for discharge from the hospital   Chinese English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Arabic
Abstract: This one-page guide provides visual support for patients in the hospital for heart conditions. It includes places to fill in "My Health Today," "Today's Goals," and "My Questions for the Team." It also supplies a "Discharge Checklist" so that patients clearly understand what they need to know and do before they can be discharged from the hospital.
Author: 5NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: 5NE
Revised Date: 8/2012
Nutrition for a healthy heart recovery: A guide to eating after cardiac surgery   English
Abstract: This handout details some of the common eating-related responses to coronary artery bypass or valve surgery. It offers suggestions for dealing with loss of appetite, combating constipation, and eating right to help the body heal and fight infection.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2010
Occupational therapy after cardiac surgery: Helping you move safely   English
Abstract: This handout explains what occupational therapy is and why it is important after cardiac surgery. Included are important precautions to follow and what to expect during therapy sessions.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
PET/CT FDG body scan: Positron emission tomography   Chinese English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout tells about a positron emission tomography (PET)/CT body scan. The test is done to help diagnose cancer and other health problems. Included are common uses of a PET scan, what to expect, how to prepare, how the scan works, and how to get test results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 10/2016
Physical therapy after cardiac surgery: Helping you regain your mobility   English
Abstract: This handout explains why exercise is important after cardiac surgery. Included are important precautions to follow, what to expect during physical therapy sessions in the hospital, and goals for an exercise program at home after surgery.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Resources to quit smoking or using tobacco   English
Abstract: This handout lists many community resources for people who want to quit smoking and/or using tobacco products. Several types of programs are listed along with toll-free numbers and websites.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 10/2013
Transesophageal echocardiogram   English
Abstract: This booklet explains the transesophageal echocardiogram (echo) ultrasound exam of the heart. It covers how to get to the hospital, how to prepare, what happens during the exam, key instructions and gives answers to common questions.
Author: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Revised Date: 12/2011
Transthoracic echocardiogram: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains transthoracic echocardiogram, an ultrasound exam of the heart. It covers how to prepare for the exam, what to expect, and how to get the results.
Author: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Revised Date: 1/2017
Treadmill stress echocardiogram   English
Abstract: This booklet explains the treadmill stress echocardiogram ultrasound exam of the heart. It covers how to get to the hospital, how to prepare, what happens during the exam, key instructions and gives answers to common questions.
Author: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Revised Date: 12/2011
Treating blood clots: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) and how they are treated   English Korean
Abstract: This handout explains blood clots, their symptoms, and how they are treated.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 12/2015
Treatment with warfarin (Coumadin): What to expect   Chinese English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout describes warfarin, a medicine used to treat and prevent blood clots in the legs, lungs, heart, brain, and other parts of the body. All aspects of treatment with this medicine are covered from side effects to how to deal with a missed dose to how to monitor dietary intake of vitamin K.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 4/2016
Your subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD): What you need to know   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains wound care, activity restrictions, when to call for help, and special long-term precautions for people who have received a subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD).
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 10/2012
 
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