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Interventional & Neurointerventional Radiology

Interventional radiology is used to diagnose and treat a number of conditions that previously required surgery. Interventional procedures require very small or no incisions. You’ll experience less pain and recover more quickly than with traditional surgeries. These procedures are highly effective and can sometimes be done on an outpatient basis.

Interventional Services

Arterial/Venous

  • Angiography (including angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy, etc)
  • Aortography (Thoracic and abdominal aneurysm repair)
  • Peripheral vascular disease intervention (i.e. limb salvage)
  • Thrombolysis/thrombectomy for acute limb ischemia
  • Venous laser ablation

Vascular Access

  • Tunneled central lines
  • Dialysis catheters
  • Chest ports
  • Dialysis access maintenance and declotting

Oncology

  • Biopsies
  • Intra-arterial chemo-embolization (TACE) and radio-embloization (Y90)
  • Cryoablation and microwave ablation
  • Uterine Fibroid embolization
  • Prostate Artery embolization

Gastrointestinal (GI)

  • Gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes
  • Embolization of GI bleeding
  • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS)
  • Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO)

Spine

  • Vertebral Augmentation (Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty)

Neurointerventional Radiology

Interventional neuroradiology is a subspecialty of radiology focused on minimally-invasive, image guided treatment of neurovascular conditions.

  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Intracranial aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Dural sinus thrombosis
  • Cervical carotid and intracranial arterial stenosis
  • Intractable epistaxis
  • Hypervascular tumors
  • Vertebral compression fractures

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