Interventional Radiology

The hospital has the full services of Interventional Radiology, including vascular and nonvascular procedures. Interventional radiologists are physicians ‘board-certified’ that specialize in treatments directed by images, minimally invasive. The range of services provided includes:

  • Oncology
    • CT directed biopsies or sonography
    • Treatment of liver cancer (primary and metastatic), lung, kidney and bone
      • Embolization, chemoembolization and soon radioembolization (liver)
      • Thermal ablation of tumors (liver, lung, kidney and bone)
  • Peripheral disease
    • Diagnostic studies noninvasive and invasive
    • Thrombolysis / thrombectomy, atherectomy, angioplasty, stents
    • Aneurysm treatment in liver, kidney, blood vessel and mesenteric
  • Cirrhosis
    • TIPS
    • Paracentesis
    • Embolization of varices
  • Women’s Health
    • Fibroid embolization (UFE)
    • Gonadal vein embolization (Pelvic congestion syndrome)
  • Management of patients with deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
    • Cava vein filter (temporary and permanent)
    • Cava vein filter removal
    • Thrombolysis / venous thrombectomy
  • Management of patients with vascular malformations
  • Vascular access
    • Dialysis catheter and management of fistulas / dialysis grafts
    • Intravenous access treatments – IPCC MedPorts
  • Percutaneous drainage
    • Abscesses
    • Liver – biliary obstruction
    • Kidney – ureter obstruction, access to treatment of stones
    • Gastrostomies / jejunostomies
  • Varicoceles treatment in men

The goal of the Interventional Radiology Division is to provide the safer, effective and compassionate care for our patients. The group is characterized as one clinically intense and focused on the patient. We have hospital admission service, also hospital  consultationservice (inter and intra) and outpatient clinic.

The division has the following resources:

  • Two interventional radiologists
  • A nurse of Interventional Radiology
  • Two nurses from Vascular Access

In addition, we have the following equipment:

  • Interventional Radiology room (Angio Suite)
  • 2 CT scanners
  • 2 Sonography Units
  • 2 pre and post-procedure care units