Patient Information Leaflets
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A muscle biopsy is a procedure in which a small sample of muscle is removed for testing in a laboratory.
A nerve biopsy is the removal of a small piece of a nerve for testing in the laboratory.
A skin biopsy is a procedure in which a small piece of your skin is removed then studied under a microscope to identify abnormalities to achieve a diagnosis.
A temporal artery biopsy is a procedure in which a small piece of your temporal artery is removed then studied under a microscope to check for signs of inflammation and damage.
A blood stream infection, also known as a bacteraemia, blood poisoning or septicaemia, is an infection caused by bacteria entering the bloodstream
The toxin is a protein and is produced by a bacterium called Clostridium Botulinum.
Having a brain/spinal tumour can be costly in ways that you never expected. Costs may include frequent trips to hospital, parking charges, petrol and childcare, to name a few.
An aneurysm is formed when there is a weakness in the blood vessel (artery) causing a ballooning or ‘out-pouching’ that fills with blood.
A brain AVM is a tangle of abnormal and poorly developed blood vessels connecting arteries to veins.
What is the aim of this leaflet?
- To educate on the benefits and safety of exercise
- To empower to maintain a healthy level of exercise, long term.
- To encourage to stay at your normal level of day to day activity