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About your ASD/PFO closure: Preparing for your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect when scheduled for an ASD/PFO closure at University of Washington Medical Center. It defines a PFO (patent foramen ovale) and an ASD (atrial septal defect), and describes the catheter procedure used for treatment. Sections cover getting ready, what to bring to the hospital, and what happens at the hospital and after discharge.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 3/2017
After your ASD/PFO closure: Self-care at home   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives care instructions to follow for the first few days after a procedure called an ASD/PFO closure. ASD/PFO is short for atrial septal defect/patent foramen ovale.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 5/2016
After your cardiac electrophysiology ablation: Self-care after your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains self-care and precautions after having a cardiac electrophysiology ablation, including site care and when to call the doctor.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 4/2016
After your cardiac electrophysiology study: Self-care after your study   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions for patients to follow after having an electrophysiology study. Sections include "If You Had Sedation," "Pain Medicine," "Site Care," and "When to Call."
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 1/2016
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
After your electrical cardioversion: Self-care at home   Chinese English Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives important self-care instructions for patients to follow at home after having an electrical cardioversion. It includes guidelines on activity limits, safety precautions, bathing, skin care, and eating. It also lists symptoms that require a call to the doctor or 911.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 4/2016
After your heart catheterization with transradial (wrist) approach: Self-care after your test   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives care instructions to follow for the first few days after having a cardiac catheterization using the transradial approach. This type of catheteriziation is done through an artery in the patient's wrist.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 5/2016
After your implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) generator change: What you need to know   Chinese English Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout provides information that will be helpful after having an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) generator change. It includes wound care, activity restrictions, and special long-term precautions.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2014
After your left heart catheterization femoral (groin) approach: Self-care after your procedure   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions for patients to follow after having a left heart catheterization procedure. Topics include activity, pain management, site care, follow-up care, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 4/2016
After your pacemaker generator change: What you need to know   Chinese English Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout provides information that will be helpful after having a pacemaker generator change. It includes wound care, activity restrictions, and special long-term precautions.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2014
After your right heart catheterization (internal jugular vein approach): Self-care after your procedure   Chinese English Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions for patients to follow after having a right heart catheterization. Topics include activity, pain management, site care, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 1/2016
Anti-platelet medicines: Clopidogrel and prasugrel   English
Abstract: This handout explains why clopidogrel and prasugrel may be prescribed after a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In this procedure, a stent is placed in a blood vessel in the heart to keep it open and improve blood flow. The handout includes instructions on dosage, precautions, and when to call the doctor or nurse.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 9/2011
Before your coronary diagnostic or interventional procedure: Preparing your groin area   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare the groin area for patients who are scheduled for a procedure in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at University of Washington Medical Center.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 12/2014
Brachytherapy and drug-coated balloon therapy: Treatments for in-stent restinosis   English
Abstract: This handout explains brachytherapy and drug-coated balloon therapy. It includes how doctors diagnose and evaluate in-stent restinosis at University of Washington Medical Center.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 5/2017
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
Caring for your internal loop recorder (ILR): What you need to know   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides information for patients who have just received an implanted internal loop recorder (ILR) to monitor their heart function. It covers wound care, special travel precautions, and what to do if having an MRI or other medical procedure that erases the memory of the ILR.
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2012
Caring for your pacemaker: What you need to know   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides information for patients that is useful right after their pacemaker is put in place, and later, as their life returns to normal. Included are sections on wound care, activity restrictions, follow-up appointments, special long-term precautions (travel, magnetic fields, use of cell phones and other electronic devices, dental work, etc.), and contact information for four pacemaker manufacturers.
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2014
Chronic total occlusion (CTO): Causes, symptoms, and treatments   English Russian
Abstract: This handout explains chronic total occlusion (CTO) of a coronary artery. It includes how CTO is diagnosed and evaluated, and treatment options at University of Washington Medical Center.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 5/2017
Complex percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI): Treatment for blocked heart arteries   English
Abstract: This handout explains complex percutaneous intervention (PCI) treatment of a heart artery. It includes how complex coronary disease is diagnosed and evaluated, and treatment options at University of Washington Medical Center.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 5/2017
How to find Cardiac Procedures: Starting from Admitting on the 3rd floor   English
Abstract: This handout provides maps to guide patients and their families from Admitting on the 3rd floor of University of Washington Medical Center to the Cardiac Procedures department on the 2nd floor. It also includes instructions for family and friends about what to do while waiting for a procedure to be completed.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 1/2017
How to prepare for your cardiac catheterization lab procedure: Catheterization and angiogram   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a cardiac catheterization lab procedure for patients at University of Washington Medical Center. Planned procedures include a left heart catheterization and angiogram, and a left and right heart catheterization and angiogram.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 12/2016
Places to wait: On the 3rd floor of the hospital   English
Abstract: This handout for caregivers, family, and friends suggests 3 places to wait in the hospital while a loved one is having surgery or a procedure.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 11/2016
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
Right heart catheterization: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout gives important instructions for patients who are scheduled for a right heart catheterization at University of Washington Medical Center. It includes how to prepare before coming to the hospital, what to bring with you, fasting instructions, what to expect during the procedure, and activity restriction afterward.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 12/2016
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 follow-up appointments after your atrial fibrillation ablation   English
Abstract: This handout provides a format for clinicians to fill in specific dates and times for follow-up appointments after an atrial fibrillation ablation.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 3/2013
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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