Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiologists at NHRMC use imaging tests to help detect a number of conditions or as a minimally invasive treatment for certain conditions. 

Interventional radiology procedures at NHRMC are performed by board-certified experts who use image-guided technology including CT, MRI and ultrasound to help diagnose and treat certain conditions without using open surgery. 

Interventional Radiology Services at NHRMC

We perform a number of interventional radiology procedures including:

  • Cryoablation, radiofrequency ablation (RF), microwave ablation (MWA), selective internal radiation therapy, transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
  • Heart and vascular: Angiography, angioplasty, embolization, stent placement, IVC filter
  • Catheter insertion, pleurx, port, nephrology tube, gastronomy tube

Benefits of Interventional Radiology

Because interventional radiology procedures are minimally invasive, they have lower risks that open surgeries. Some benefits include:

  • Less pain
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Performed in an outpatient setting, in many cases avoiding the need for hospitalization 

Consult Requirements

  • Consult and physician order 
  • Recent imaging report(s)
  • History and physical within last 30 days
  • Patient demographics
  • Insurance information