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23 June 2017
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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis means bones of low density (= weak bones). Many people get this especially as they get older without realising until a bone breaks with little trauma. Your fracture will…

23 June 2017
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Occult Proximal Radius Fracture

You have sustained an occult fracture to one of the bones in your elbow (Proximal radius). An occult fracture is a fracture that does not appear in x-rays but there…

23 June 2017
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Managing your catheter and drainage bag

A urinary catheter is a narrow tube passed into your bladder in one of two ways. It may enter through your urethra (water pipe) or through your abdomen just above…

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017
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Oesophageal Stent Insertion

The oesophagus, or gullet, is a hollow, muscular tube which takes food from the mouth down to the stomach. If it becomes blocked, then there will obviously be a problem…

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017
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Osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb

Arthritis is inflammation of a joint. The common form ‘Osteoarthritis’ is caused by wear-and-tear, although there is a genetic pre-disposition to it….

23 June 2017
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Nuclear Medicine Lachrymal Tear Duct Scan

A Lachrymal duct scan is a way of taking pictures of the function of your tear ducts. Images are taken using a Gamma Camera. A small amount of radioactivity is…

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Nuclear Medicine 3 Phase Bone Scan

A bone scan is a way of taking pictures of any disease in your bones. Images are taken using a Gamma Camera. A small amount of radioactivity is used to…