Interventional Radiology (IR) is a medical specialty which provides minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Imaging the blood vessels to look for abnormalities with the use of various contrast media, including iodinated contrast, gadolinium based agents, and CO2 gas.
Imaging the bile ducts within the liver to look for areas of blockage.
Taking of a tissue sample from the area of interest for pathological examination from a percutaneous or transvenous approach.
in the areas of Vascular, Biliary intervention, Catheter placement, Ablative, Genitourinary and Pain management.
including treatment of:
- Vascular Malformations
- Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
- Treatment of cancer
are undertaken through incision less than 5mm avoiding the need for major surgery.
is the average time needed to treat lower limb ischaemia, avoiding the need for general anasthesia and 3-5 days in hospital.
wide field of different pathologies and minimally-invasive treatments applying a wide range of interventional techniques.
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.