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Conditions We Treat

Overview

Our Interventionists perform innovative treatments using state-of-the-art techniques in a variety of imaging modalities including fluoroscopy, computed tomography, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging.

Venous Access

  • Placement of PICCs (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters
  • Placement of chest ports
  • Placement and maintenance of apheresis, and infusion catheters
  • Temporary central venous catheters
Dialysis Access Treatments

Chronic Renal Failure/End Stage Renal Disease

  • Dialysis access planning (venography)
  • Percutaneous treatment of malfunctioning or thrombosed dialysis access
Percutaneous Biopsy
  • Image-guided soft tissue and bone biopsy
  • Intraarticular steroid injectionsPercutaneous liver and kidney biopsy
  • Transjugular liver biopsy
Gastrointestinal

  • Placement and maintenance of gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy feeding tubes
  • Placement and maintenance of cecostomy tubes
Drainages

  • Paracentesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Percutaneous drainage of abscesses and fluid collections
  • Placement of chest tubes
Obstructive Uropathy

  • Nephrostomy, nephroureterostomy and urteteronephrostomy
  • Ureteral stents
  • Percutaneous access for stone retrieval
  • Suprapubic drainage
Men’s Health

  • Infertility – Varicocele Embolization
  • Prostate Embolization - Audio Interview
  • Vascular Disease
Women’s Health

  • Uterine Fribroid Embolization
  • Pelvic pain (chronic)
  • Infertility – Selective salpinography
  • Vascular Disease
Biliary Intervention

  • Biliary drainage (native and transplant liver)
  • Cholecystostomy
  • Biliary Endoscopic Laser Lithotripsy (BELL) and percutaneous stone retrieval
Arteriography

Vascular Embolization

  • Gastointestical Bleeding
  • Hemoptysis - bronchial artery embolization
  • Preoperative vessel occlusion
Vascular Malformations

  • Sclerotherapy of venous and lymphatic malformations
  • AVMs - Peripheral and Pulmonary
Varicose Veins and Venous Insufficiency

  • Varicose veins - Legs
  • Varicose veins - Other
Venous Thromboembolic Disease

  • Venous thrombolysis, angioplasty and stenting
  • Permanent and temporary caval filtration
Portal Hypertension

  • TIPS
  • Variceal embolization
Cancer Therapy

  • Chemoembolization of liver tumors
  • Radioembolization (Yttrium-90)
  • Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA) of liver tumors, kidney tumors and osteoid osteomas
  • Stenting of malignant strictures: bile duct, esophageal, tracheobronchial and intestinal
  • Portal vein embolization

 

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