The

Vancouver Thoracic Surgery Group

At Vancouver General Hospital & Coastal Health

To Schedule An Appointment

Call 604.875.5388

Patient Guides are articles and brochures that are in PDF format. Click on any of the items listed below to learn more.

 

This section is developed in the hope of providing advice and information for patients wishing to navigate their illness experiences. Please integrate information gathered here in the context of information already provided for you by your thoracic surgeon.

 

Pre-op Tests // Pre-op Information // Post-op Information

Patient Guides // Vancouver

Pre-op Tests //
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Barium swallow VCH

CT chest VCH

Lung biopsy VCH

MRI VCH

PFT patient prep VCH

 
 
Pre-op Information //
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Patient Guide to Lung Cancer

Bronchoscopy prep VCH

Bronchoscopy prep VCH

Esophagectomy pre & postop

PleurX VCH

Microcoil surgery VCH

 
Post-op Information //
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Bronchoscopy Disharge VCH

Chest surgery postop VCH

Esophagectomy pre & postop VCH

Lung transplant postop VCH

Pneumostat discharge VCH

PleurX VCH

Sternotomy excercises

Sternotomy excercises VCH

Tracheostomy postop VCH