Interventional radiologists are board-certified physicians who specialize in minimally invasive, targeted treatments. They offer the most in-depth knowledge of the least invasive treatments available coupled with diagnostic and clinical experience across all specialties. They use X-rays, MRI and other imaging to advance a catheter in the body, usually in an artery, to treat at the source of the disease internally. As the inventors of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine.

Today many conditions that once required surgery can be treated less invasively by interventional radiologists. Interventional radiology treatments offer less risk, less pain and less recovery time compared to open surgery.

Radiology is developing and deploying a unique and novel combination of imaging, therapeutic and navigation technologies which together make up the Multimodality Interventional Radiology.

Interventional Radiology (I.R) is at the cutting edge of modern medicine and has brought significant improvements in patient care. IR procedures are more convenient for patients as they are done mostly outpatient basis with small incissions (Minimally Invasive)
causing less pain, less scaring and less disfigurement and with shorter recovery time.

We request you to include Interventional Radiology in your regular protocol and refer the suitable patients. We promise we will take atmost care of your patients and deliver the positive results.

We can work together for the benefit of the patient to deliver the best results possible.

Various procedures in interventional radiology

Diagnostic

  • FNAC
  • Biopsy- tru-cut/core
  • Abnormal collection diagnostic tap
  • Angiography

Therapeutic

  • Angioplasty and stenting of stenosed vessels.
  • Catheter based clot thrombolysis for vessel thrombosis /cerebral vein thrombosis
  • Chemotherapy (trans arterial chemo embolisation for liver tumors)
  • Drainage of abnormal collections
  • Dialysis catheter placement
  • Embolisation of bleeder vessels/ vascular malformations.
  • Endovenous laser ablation of varicose veins
  • Foreign body retrieval
  • Ivc filters for pulmonary thrombosis
  • Peripherally inserted central catheter line placement for chemotherapy
  • Percutaneous biliary drainage
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy
  • Pre-op embolization of vascular tumors (juvenile nasal angiofibroma, meningioma etc)
  • Radio frequency ablation for liver, lung and bone focal lesions
  • Vertebroplasty / kyphoplasty
  • Vascular plugs for congenital heart diseases
GASTRO-INTESTINAL
• Trans arterial Chemoembolization Liver Tumors
• Celiac and mesenteric angiography and embolisation Occult GI bleeds
• Celiac and mesenteric stenting Vascular stenosis/bowelischemia.
• PTBD: Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary drainage Obstructive jaundice.
• Radio Frequency Ablatation Liver Tumors
• TIPS: Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt- Portal hypertension
• Trans arterial chemo Embolisation and radio frequency ablation Large hemangiomas
• Therapeutic drainage Abnormal collection
• Biliary stenting Biliary strictures
• Cholecystotomy Dilated gall bladder

GASTRO-INTESTINAL

CARDIO-THORACIC / VASCULAR SURGERY
• Aortic Stenting Aortic Coarctation,Aneurysm, Psuedo aneurysm
• Vascular stenting /Angioplasty Vascular stenosis/ pseudo aneurysm
• Carotid Artery Stenting Stroke and carotid artery disease
• Carotid artery occlusion Large aneurysm
• Peripheral arterial stenting Peripheral vascular disease
• Endo venous laser ablation /foam therapy Varicose veins

NEPHROLOGY / UROLOGY
• Dialysis Catheter Placement (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter) Dialysis
• Renal Artery angio and Stenting Renal Donors / Young hypertensives, stenosis
• Renal Cyst Drainage Renal cyst
• Percutaneous Nephrostomy Obstructive hydronephrosis
• Pre op Embolization Renal tumors
• Selective Renal Embolisation Hematuria
• Percutaneous radio frequency ablation Renal tumors
• Embolisation Varicocele

GYNAECOLOGY
• Uterine Artery Embolization Post partum hemorrhages,fibroids and adenomyosis
• Fallopian tubalrecanalisation Blocked fallopian tubes
• Cysts drainage Ovarian cysts

ONCOLOGY
• Trans arterial Chemoembolization Liver tumors
• Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Line Chemotherapy
• Radio frequency ablation of focal tumors Liver, lung, bone and breast
• Radio frequency ablation for Pain Relief Large bony metastasis and osteoid osteoma

NEUROLOGY
• Carotid Artery Stenting Stroke and carotid artery disease
• Coil Embolisation Cerebral Aneurysms
• Preoperative Embolisation of tumors. Meningioma
• Embolisation of vascular anomalies AVM/AVF /CCF/VEIN OF GALEN etc
• Carotid artery Balloon Occlusion test / Occlusions For carotid artery occlusion / large psuedoaneurysms

ORTHOPEDIC
• Radio Frequency Ablation of Painful Lesions Osteoid osteoma/metastasis
• Vertebroplasty / Khyphoplasty IVD Prolapse, kyphosis
• Vascular Embolisation Vascular injury in trauma

OTOLARYNGOLOGY (E.N.T)
• Pre op Embolization for vascular tumors Juvenile angio fibroma, Glomus tumors
• Selective vascular Embolization Epistaxis

PULMONARY
• FNAC/Biopsies Lung Tumors and Nodules
• Pulmonary Artery Angiography and
thrombolysis (transcatheter)
Pulmonary thrombosis
• Radio Frequency Ablation of Tumors Focal lung tumors
• BAE: Bronchial Artery Embolization Hematemesis
• Embolisation Pulmonary arterio venous fistulas and malformations
• IVC Filter placement Pulmonary thromboebolism in DVT

PEDIATRICS
• I NCLUDING ALL THE ABOVE PROCEDURES +
• Fibro muscular dysplasia Renal angioplasty
• Congenital heart diseases (ASD, VSD, Patent ductus Arteriosus, Aorto pulmonary
Window.)
Vascular plugs
• Venous hemangiomas Sclerotherapy

For more details please contact:

Dr. Balaji Patel. Kola
M.D., Radio Diagnosis, F.V.I.R.
Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Sridhar Reddy Baddam
M.D., Radio Diagnosis, F.V.I.R.
Interventional Radiologist

• Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery • Chest Medicine• Dentistry • Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery • Emergency Medical Services • Gastroenterology • General Surgery • Medicine • Nephrology • Neurology • Neurosurgery • Obstetrics & Gynecology • Ophthalmology • Orthopedics • Pediatrics • Surgical Gastroenterology • Transfusion Medicine • Urology

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