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Vertebroplasty: A Minimally-Invasive Method for Healing Spinal Compression Fractures

Vertebroplasty: A Minimally-Invasive Method for Healing Spinal Compression Fractures Osteoporosis and certain types of cancers can cause spinal compression fractures, which lead to collapsed vertebrae and extreme pain. This decreases a person’s ability to be active and can lead to many other complications as a result of becoming sedentary.

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The Catheterization Laboratory: Minimally Invasive Procedures Happen Here

The Catheterization Laboratory: Minimally Invasive Procedures Happen Here The location where an Interventional Radiologist performs image-guided, minimally invasive procedures is a room in the Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab) or the Angiography Suite. This state-of-the-art environment is like an operating room with diagnostic imaging equipment that assists the Interventional Radiologist during […]

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Interventional Radiologists: Pioneers of Minimally-Invasive Treatments for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Interventional Radiologists: Pioneers of Minimally-Invasive Treatments for Peripheral Vascular Disease Homer Stevens could not walk far because his legs would tire out quickly and his toe was black, swollen and very painful. His quality of life suffered. His podiatrist suggested that he might have a circulation problem and recommended he […]

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Chemoembolization: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Treating Cancer

Chemoembolization: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Treating Cancer As vascular specialists, interventional radiologists target specific illnesses and diseases by using image guidance and small devices, which they guide through blood vessels to reach a part of the body that requires treatment. One such treatment is chemoembolization, a minimally invasive procedure […]

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