Interventional Radiology: Less invasive, Advanced approach

Interventional Radiology: Less invasive, Advanced approach

Earlier we spoke about the advantages of Interventional Radiology. Interventional radiology reduces cost, recovery time, pain, and risk to patients who would otherwise need traditional open surgery. This is the reason that Interventional Radiology is recommended to treat various conditions. Interventional Radiologists make small puncture/hole, usually in blood vessel of groin, and use needles and […]

Benefits of interventional radiology

Benefits of Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology is a form of minimally invasive treatment. It uses radiologic imaging, such as Ultrasound, CT and fluoroscopy (Cath lab) to navigate instruments through organs and blood vessels. Through incisions approximately 2 millimeters long, doctors can biopsy or treat tumors, clear blocked arteries and add stents, and address issues with the brain, kidney, pancreas, […]

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids: When should you visit an Interventional Radiologist?

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths in the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Uterine fibroids almost never develop into cancer. Fibroids range in size from a size of a small seed, to a bulky mass that can alter and enlarge the uterus. Most women don’t know they have uterine fibroids because they often don’t […]

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Femoral Permcath Insertion: Importance Of Anatomical Landmark And Interventional Nephrology By Dr. Milan Jolapara And Dr. Jigar Shrimali

61-year-old male, k/c/o DM, HTN, IHD (S/P CABG), CKD Stage 5D admitted with history of multiple AVF failure (Left Radiocephaic, Left Brachiocephalic, Right Radiocephaic, Right Brachiocephalic). He had a history of left sided permcath insertion in the past, which was removed due to significant recirculation. Bilateral neck and upper limb doppler was done, suggestive of […]

Indication of tips

Indications of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt

INDICATIONS The most common indications to perform a TIPS procedure are to control esophageal variceal bleeding and management of refractory ascites. The procedure is performed either in an emergency situation (active variceal bleeding) or as an elective procedure (recurrent bleed after failed medical and endoscopic therapy or for the management of ascites). 1. The Role […]

6 lesser known facts about stroke.

6 Lesser known facts about Stroke

6 Lesser known facts about Stroke A stroke is a “brain attack”. It can happen to anyone at any time. It occurs when blood flow to an area of brain is cut off. When this happens, brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die. When brain cells die during a stroke, abilities controlled […]