Interventional Radiological Procedures: Fluoroscopic Imaging

Dear colleagues,

 

We are delighted to inform you that shortly we will be able to offer numerous Interventional Radiology (IR) procedures using fluoroscopic imaging.


Fluoroscopy is a specialized type of x-ray examination used primarily to visualize the continuous movement if internal structures or devices.


Fluoroscopy facilitates many special interventional radiological procedures such as:


Cardiac Procedures

Balloon valvuloplasty  in cases of pulmonary stenosis

Coil embolisation to treat Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Partial pericardial stripping in cases with recurring idiopathic pericardial effusion

Plague deposition to occlude interventricular septal defects


Vascular Procedures

Assessment and potentially stenting of aortic aneurysm

Coil embolization to treat canine porto-systemic shunts

Treatment of arterio-venous malformation

Thromboembolic disease- local fibrinolytic therapy or mechanical thrombectomy

 

Respiratory system

Trachea or bronchial stenting in the treatment of tracheal collapse

Fluoroscopy guided pulmonary mass or tracheobronchial LN biopsies.

 

Interventional urology

Self expanding stent may be placed in the stenosed urethra.

Patients with tear in the urethra or ureter may be able to avoid complicated surgery by placing a stent and allowing the tear to heal over the stent.

 

Gastrointestinal tract

Fluoroscopy may facilitate esophageal ballooning and stent placement to open benign or malignant strictures.

Stent may be placed in non resectable colon cancer to alleviate obstruction.

 

Oncologic Interventions

Direct catheter delivered chemotherapy and particle embolisation (occluding blood supply to the tumour with microprticles; e.g large inoperable liver tumour).

Fluoroscopy can facilitate accurate collection of biopsy samples from otherwise non accessible tumours.

 

Please feel free to contact us if you require additional information or if you would like to discuss possible referral.

 

 

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