Interventional Radiology

Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology is a rapidly growing area of medicine that uses minimally-invasive radiologic procedure to treat a wide variety of diseases. Interventional radiologists are highly-trained, board-certified physicians who specialize in targeted treatments using the latest in imaging technology for guidance. These treatments – which often replace traditional open surgical procedures – usually involve fewer risks, less pain, and less recovery time.

Procedures include:

  • Chemoembolization
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Relief of obstructions
  • Tumor biopsies

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