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How to Take Acetylcysteine (Mucomyst) Before Receiving Iodine Contrast Dye

This information describes how to take a medication called acetylcysteine (Mucomyst®) to protect your kidneys before your computed tomography (CT) scan.

24-Hour Urine Collection for Creatinine Clearance Test

This information explains how to collect and store your urine for your creatinine clearance collection.

Instructions After a Cone Biopsy of the Cervix

This information explains how to care for yourself at home after a cone biopsy of your cervix.

About Your Chest Tube Placement

This information describes what to expect when you have a chest tube placed while you’re in the hospital. This is also called a thoracostomy procedure.

Discharge Instructions After Micropigmentation of the Nipple/Areola

This information explains how to care for yourself after micropigmentation of the nipple/areola.

Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA)

This information will help you understand what patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is and how to use your PCA pump.

Thoracentesis

This information describes your thoracentesis procedure.

Instructions for Your Retrograde Semen Analysis

This information describes how to prepare for and collect semen for your retrograde semen analysis ordered by your Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) healthcare provider.

24-Hour Urine Collection for Total Protein Evaluation

This information explains how to collect and store your urine for 24 hours for your total protein evaluation.

Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) of Thyroid Nodule

This information explains the fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules procedure.