What is Interventional Radiology?

Interventional Radiologists specialize in non-surgical treatments using advanced imaging guidance to diagnose and treat patients. Using their expertise with real-time X-ray, CT, ultrasound, and other diagnostic imaging tools, Guthrie Interventional Radiologists are able to precisely locate areas of concern and perform a wide variety of procedures with less risk, less pain, and a shorter recovery time. Some procedures don’t even require a hospital stay.

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What Type of Conditions Can Interventional Radiology Treat?

Interventional radiology can be a part of your overall care, helping to manage conditions such as:

  • Chronic pelvic pain/pelvic congestion syndrome
  • Kidney cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Migraine headaches

IR assists many specialists with various procedures in:

 Specific IR procedures include:

  • Interventional Oncology: y90 radioembolization, chemoembolization, solid organ thermal ablation
  • IVC filter placement and retrieval
  • Venous access: port placement, tunneled catheter placement, PICC lines
  • Dialysis access catheters
  • Pediatric IR: venous access, sclerotherapy of vascular malformations
  • Venous thrombolysis, venoplasty, venous stenting and reconstruction
  • Treatment of varicose veins
  • Image guided biopsy
  • Image guided aspiration and drainage
  • Nephrostomy, ureteral stent conversions, nephroureteral stent placement
  • Embolization: Angiographic treatment of uncontrolled hemmorage
  • Women’s health: uterine fibroid embolization, treatment of pelvic congestion syndrome

Please speak with your doctor to learn more and to request a referral.

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Interventional Radiology at Guthrie 

The interventional radiology physicians at Guthrie are fellowship-trained and are committed to providing quality patient care. We work in collaboration with other health providers to give you the best results possible. While any procedure or treatment can carry risk, interventional radiology procedures are less invasive, with low risk of complications. We are here to give you treatment options and answer your questions.

Call 866-GUTHRIE (866-488-4743) today to make an appointment.