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Interventional Radiology

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Interventional Radiology

In addition to our usual multi modality diagnostic imaging capabilities, many interventional radiology procedures are now available at Washington Hospital. Our trained interventional radiologists have a Certificate of Additional Qualifications in Interventional Radiology from the American College of Radiology.

Some of our services and conditions we treat:

  • Interventional Oncology: chemoembolization, percutaneous tumor ablation, chest port insertions Percutaneous Spine Procedures: kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, eipidural and facet injections
  • Embolotherapy: uterine fibroid embolization and pelvic congestion syndrome, preoperative, hemorrhage, post-traumatic (Click here to read a recent article on uterine fibroid embolization)
  • Endovascular Interventions: arterial revascularizations, thrombolysis for DVT and arterial occlusions, varicose vein ablations
  • Dialysis Fistula/Graft Access Maintenance
  • Hepatobiliary and GI Procedures: transhepatic biliary stent placement, percutaneous gastrostomy tube placement, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) placement
  • Percutaneous Urological Procedures
  • Image-Guided Biopsies
  • Percutaneous Abscess Drainage
  • Image-Guided Thoracenteses and Paracenteses

This a partial list of the services that we can provide. Please contact our IR services coordinator at (510) 608-1362 for more information or contact the Washington Hospital's Medical Imaging Department at (510) 494-7032.

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