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 Interventional Radiologists are at the cutting-edge interface of medical innovation and can integrate multiple imaging modalities with advanced technologies to deliver minimally invasive care for patients.  These technologies include imaging equipment (i.e. fluoroscopic machines which use x-rays, ultrasound machines that use soundwaves), machines that can cause focal tissue destruction (i.e. radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, microwave ablation, soundwave/HIFU ablation), equipment that can be deployed in blood vessels and luminal structures (i.e. particles, coils, filters, stents) and software programs that help guide interventions (i.e. fusion software for target localization or vessel mapping software for target vessel selection).

State-of-the-art Fluoroscopy & Ultrasound Systems


Technologies to allow us to perform minimally invasive procedures

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Therapy


Using soundwaves to non-invasively destroy tumors without any incisions

Minimally Invasive Imaged Guided Biopsies

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3D guided targeting of lesions for tissue sampling


Fusion of different imaging modalities (i.e. MRI fused with CT images) for precision sampling

Endovascular Tumor Removal


Endovascular tumor removal from the IVC and renal veins in a child with metastatic tumor using specialized novel equipment (Inari Clot and Flow Triever Systems)

Intravascular Assessment of Blood Vessels

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Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to assess the IVC in a patient with a liver transplant with mismatch between with the adult donor and child recipient liver

Tumor Ablations


Percutaneous freezing (cryoablation) of a soft tissue tumor in the arm of a child

Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of bone tumors in children

Percutaneous microwave ablation of soft tissue tumors in children

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