Interventional radiology specialities

 

 

Our interventional radiology team offer a number of services.

  • Percutaneous biopsy and drainages

    image-guided biopsies, thoracic and complex abdominal drainages, percutaneous nephrostomy, percutaneous biliary drainage and stenting, image-guided gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy, ureteral stenting, percutaneous cholecystostomy.

  • Central venous access

    subcutaneous Port-A-Cath, PICC lines, temporary central catheters, permanent tunneled hemodialysis catheters, tunneled Hickman lines.

  • Arteriovenous shunts interventions

    hemodialysis grafts thrombectomy, central venous angioplasty, fistula thrombolysis and angioplasty, hemodialysis lines, immature fistula salvage interventions

  • Peripheral angioplasty

    renal, visceral, iliac, femoropopliteal, infrapopliteal and pedal angioplasty, subintimal angioplasty, infrainguinal and infrapopliteal - BTK angioplasty with drug-eluting balloons and drug-eluting stents, catheter-directed thrombolysis, Angiojet thrombectomy catheter directed thrombo-aspiration, CO2 angiography and angioplasty

  • Tumor ablation

    liver/kidney/lung radiofrequency or microwave ablation

  • Aortic interventions

    EVAR, TEVAR, fenestrated and branched grafts including rupture aneurysms and acute aortic dissections

  • Venous interventions

    IVC filter insertion and removal, varicocele embolization, Angiojet thrombectomy, catheter-directed thrombolysis, pulmonary thrombectomy/thrombolysis, venous angioplasty and stenting

  • Miscellaneous vascular and non-vascular procedures

    gastro-duodenal stenting, uterine fibroid embolization, embolization i.e. for hemorrhage or trauma, sclerotherapy for malformation treatment

  • Paediatric interventions

    subcutaneous Port-A-Cath, temporary central catheters, permanent tunneled hemodialysis catheters, tunneled Hickman lines peripheral and central-tunneled PICC lines, esophageal dilatation, percutaneous nephrostomies and ureteric stents, percutaneous drainage procedures, conversion of percutaneous gastrostomy to jejunostomy, renal angioplasty, sclerotherapy for malformations)