Angiography

For more information go to:   Society of Interventional Radiology Information for Patients: Angiography: http://www.sirweb.org/patients/angiography/   RadiologyInfo.org Information for Patients: Catheter Angiography: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=angiocath

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Biliary Drain

For more information go to:   RadiologyInfo.org Information for Patients: Biliary Interventions: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=biliary

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Biliary Drain Stenting

For more information go to:   RadiologyInfo.org Information for Patients: Biliary Interventions: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=biliary

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Biliary Stone Removal

For more information go to:   RadiologyInfo.org Information for Patients: Kidney and Bladder Stones: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=stones-renal Ureteral Stenting and Nephrostomy: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=ureteralNephro

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Biopsy

Needle biopsies are performed to gather a sample of suspicious tissue for testing by a pathologist. This is often performed to finalize a diagnosis and determine a tumor type. The procedure is performed with imaging (such as x-ray imaging, also...

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Chemoembolization

Chemoembolization, also known as transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE), is a treatment for tumors in which large doses of chemotherapy are directly administered at the site. This procedure spares patients from unpleasantness caused by traditional chemotherapy administered throughout to the whole...

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Chest Tube

For more information go to:   RadiologyInfo.org Information for Patients: Chest Tube Placement (Thoracostomy): http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=thoracostomy#part_seven

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Dialysis Access Management

Hemodialysis may fail in some patients if there is poor or blocked blood. Interventional radiologists work closely with nephrologists and vascular surgeons to maintain functional hemodialysis in patients. Several different procedures are performed to remove clots and dilate narrowed vessels...

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Drain Catheters for Palliation

Painful fluid buildup can occur when tumors obstruct the normal flow of the urine or bile. This fluid build-up can result in infection and organ failure if left untreated. Interventional radiologists can insert catheters using imaging guidance to drain the...

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Gastrointestinal Embolization

For more information go to:   RadiologyInfo.org Information for Patients: Catheter Embolization: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=Varicocele

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Gastrostomy (Feeding) Tube

Gastrostomy tubes, also known as feeding tubes, are placed into the stomach to allow patients to take in sufficient amounts of nutrition when they are unable to do so orally for a prolonged period. A gastrojejunal (GJ tube) feeding tube...

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GI Embolization

For more information go to:   RadiologyInfo.org Information for Patients: Catheter Embolization: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=Varicocele

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