Phlebectomy is a minimally invasive procedure used to remove varicose veins on the surface of the leg.
Claudication is the cramp like pain that develops in the leg when walking caused by peripheral arterial disease PVD or PAD. This can be treated with angioplasty, stent or atherectomy procedure.
Leg ischemia is a lack of blood flow that endangers all or part of the leg that can cause pain, wound or gangrene of the foot. This can be treated by minimally invasive options to prevent amputation.
Interventional Radiologists can treat a varicocele by embolization to treat infertility and pain. No major incision. No stitches. Home same day.
Prostate embolization is a non-surgical way of treating an enlarged and troublesome prostate by blocking off the arteries that feed the gland and making it shrink. It is performed by an interventional radiologist, rather than a surgeon, and is an alternative to a TURP (trans urethral resection of prostate) operation. PAE was first performed in 2009.
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.
An interventional radiologists treats the fallopian tube blockage by threading a tiny catheter through the tube to open the blockage.
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.