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Interventional Radiology (IR) is a medical specialty which provides minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Dr. Charalambous is part of the National Health System in Cyprus

The General Healthcare System (GHS) is modern, patient-centric healthcare system with the aim of delivering quality healthcare services to beneficiaries. 

Diagnosis Services in Cyprus

The range of procedures performed by interventional radiologists is broad and the unifying concept behind these procedures is the application of image guidance and minimally invasive techniques in order to minimize risk to the patient. Dr. Charalambus offers a variety of diagnostic services in Cyprus.

Angiography in Cyprus

Imaging the blood vessels to look for abnormalities with the use of various contrast media, including iodinated contrast, gadolinium based agents, and CO2 gas.

Cholangiography in Cyprus

Imaging the bile ducts within the liver to look for areas of blockage.

Biopsy in Cyprus

Taking of a tissue sample from the area of interest for pathological examination from a percutaneous or transvenous approach.

Treatment Services in Cyprus

Examples of interventional radiology procedures include transarterial chemoembolization to cut off the blood supply to a tumor, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and microwave ablation to heat and destroy cancerous cells and kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty to treat compression fractures of the spinal vertebrae.

More than 40 therapeutic applications in Cyprus

in the areas of Vascular, Biliary intervention, Catheter placement, Ablative, Genitourinary and Pain management.

Angioplasty & Vascular Stenting in Cyprus

Angioplasty, with or without vascular stenting, is a minimally invasive procedure. It is used to improve blood flow when a vein or artery is too narrow or blocked. It is usually done in an interventional radiology suite rather than operating room.

3000

+ procedures performed

including treatment of:
- Vascular Malformations
- Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
- Treatment of cancer 

90%

of IR procedures

are undertaken through incision less than 5mm avoiding the need for major surgery.


30

minutes

is the average time needed to treat lower limb ischaemia, avoiding the need for general anasthesia and 3-5 days in hospital.

40

+ types of treatments

wide field of different pathologies and minimally-invasive treatments applying a wide range of interventional techniques.

Low risk | Low Pain

During these procedures, which have very low risk and in which the patients do not feel pain, highly technological devices are used. As a result of the procedure, higher quality of life is ensured compared to other surgical methods, time required to stay at the hospital is reduced and most of the time, patients are discharged on the same day or the next day depending on the type of procedure. Find out more by contacting our Cyprus office.

Frequent Patient Cases in Cyprus

depends on the size of the aneurysm or dissection, the symptoms you experience and the rate of change. The aim of treatment is to prevent the affected area from rupturing or, if it has already ruptured, to treat the rupture.

treated with anti-clotting medication to reduce the risk of both a pulmonary embolism and of post-thrombotic syndrome, a chronic (long-term) complication that can develop after experiencing DVT.

To diagnose you, your doctor may use Duplex Doppler ultrasound, a non-invasive diagnostic test, to further evaluate the veins. Options include surgical removal and using laser or high-frequency sound waves in a minimally invasive procedure.

Aretaeio Hospital

Andrea Avraamidi 55-57, Strovolos 2024, Nicosia,
Cyprus

Contact (Cyprus)

Email: consulting at ncir.com.cy 
Phone: +357  99 44 08 22