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.
Phlebectomy is a minimally invasive procedure used to remove varicose veins on the surface of the leg.
Vascular malformation can represent AVMs, lymphatic or venous malformations. This can be treated by an interventional radiologist.
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.