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.
A tunneled drainage catheter system includes a drainage catheter that is inserted in the chest for draining pleural effusions or in the abdomen for ascites.
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.
Cryoablation uses extremely cold temperatures to kill cancer cells. Doctors started using it to treat small kidney cancer tumors as early as 1999, and the results have been extremely impressive.
Chemoembolization, or TACE procedure, delivers chemotherapy directly to liver tumors through the artery that supplies blood to the tumor.