How Interventional Radiology treats liver disease

Interventional radiologists are experienced in treating a wide range of liver conditions including bile duct obstruction, cholecystitis, portal hypertension and liver cancer. When diagnosing and treating liver diseases, our interventional radiologist will use advanced imaging to guide a small tube (catheter) to deliver the proper treatment. This allows for quicker recovery and discharge. Procedures include…

How Interventional Radiology treats hypertension

Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, is when the force of blood against the wall of the artery is continuously high. Many medications are available for controlling blood pressure. However, when conditions get extreme it can be diagnosed as renovascular hypertension (RVHT). This is due to blood flow being restricted to the kidneys. Renovascular…

How Interventional Radiology treats cancer

Interventional Radiology is an advanced field in which specialists use imaging and minimally invasive tools to perform procedures as an alternative to open surgery. With our cutting-edge technology, we can view specific areas of the body to diagnose and treat many types of cancer. On most occasions our patients go home on the same day…

Conditions treated

Why consider interventional radiology? An IR clinician helps diagnose and deliver targeted treatment options, particularly in difficult or challenging situations where a collaborative approach may provide the best outcome. Our interventional radiologists’ expertise lies with an in-depth knowledge of image-guided treatments along with clinical and diagnostic experience across a wide variety of medical specialties. Minimally…