Percutaneous endoscopy is performed through the existing gallbladder drain tract that you already have. If your gallbladder drain was placed through a portion of the liver however, a new drain will have to be placed and the old one removed.
Percutaneous endoscopic procedure is a technique that can be used to treat patient that have gallstones, known as cholelithiasis, but cannot undergo surgery for gallbladder removal due to other medical issues. Often times these patients end up with a gallbladder drain, a cholecystostomy tube, that cannot be removed because of the risk of recurrent pain and symptoms.
Interventional Radiologists can treat a varicocele by embolization to treat infertility and pain. No major incision. No stitches. Home same day.
Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), also known as uterine artery embolization (UAE), is a non-surgical procedure that treats symptomatic fibroids by blocking their blood supply. This is performed by a specialists that is board certified in interventional radiology.
Pelvic venous congestion syndrome is a condition that is caused by what are basically ‘pelvic varicose veins’. This can be treated by an interventional radiologist as an outpatient procedure.
Gastric varices are dilated vessels in the stomach that can rupture and bleed. BRTO/CARTO/PARTO are minimally invasive techniques used to treat gastric variceal bleeding.
Denver Shunt is a designed silicone medical device consisting of a pump chamber with two catheters, which transfers fluid from the peritoneal space to the circulatory system. This allows the patient to maintain the critical protein and nutrients in the peritoneal fluid, and normal flow through vital organs.
TIPS is a procedure that helps correct blood flow problems in the liver by connecting two blood vessels with stent, also known as a shunt.
Percutaneous ablation treats tumors by using specialized needles that freeze or heat up the tissue killing the cancerous cells, without the need of surgery.