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Common diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures

Content map for this chapter is based on British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) logbook

  • What are the various procedures used to address vascular conditions, including angioplasty, stenting, and endovascular aneurysm repair?
  • In the realm of interventional radiology, what techniques are employed to enhance venous blood flow and treat conditions like blockages and fistulas?
  • Under the umbrella of non-vascular interventions, what categories of procedures exist, covering gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and oncology concerns?
  • What specialised interventions are performed by interventional radiologists to address issues related to the carotid and cerebral regions?
  • What types of procedures rely on ultrasound and CT guidance for precise diagnosis and treatment?