Four of our radiologists have subspecialized in this field, which provides diagnosis and treatment for certain problems that would otherwise require surgery. Because they are highly trained and skilled and because they perform a great number of these procedures, these specialists have a very high level of experience and expertise. In addition, they use the most modern technology available, including specialized digital equipment to reduce both the time required for the exam and the amount of injected contrast.
- Percutaneous biopsy under imaging guidance
- Percutaneous drainage of abscesses and fluid collections
- Percutaneous vascular occlusion to stop hemorrhaging or bleeding vessels
- Injection of anticoagulants into arteries and veins to dissolve blockages (blood clots)
- Injection of clotting agents into blood vessels of tumors to stop bleeding and kill cells - chemo embolization
- Angioplasty or dilatation of narrowed blood vessels anywhere in the body
- Placement of intravascular devices for treatment of vessel occlusions and placement of vena cava filters
- Endovascular treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroid – Uterine Artery Embolization
- Percutaneous treatment of osteoporotic compressions fracture – vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty
- Central venous access including tunnelled central line, Permacaths and ports.
- Percutaneous ablation of tumors.