Vascular and interventional radiology
Vascular and Interventional radiology allows physicians to diagnose and treat conditions throughout the body using minimally invasive image-guided procedures. Through X-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI and other imaging techniques, physicians are able to guide catheters and devices through the body to treat disease at its source.
What you should know about vascular and interventional radiology
- Interventional radiologists are physicians who have passed rigorous exams (board-certification) and who specialize in minimally invasive image-guided procedures.
- Conditions once requiring surgery can now be treated with interventional radiology techniques, resulting in less risk, less pain and shorter recovery time for patients.
Treats these conditions
Geisinger’s physicians utilize minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat a range of conditions under imaging guidance, including: