Interventional procedures are minimally invasive treatments using radiologic imaging to guide the procedure. This has become the primary method of care for a variety of conditions, offering less risk, less pain and less recovery time, compared to open surgery.
Interventional radiologists at Medical Imaging of Fredicksburg are board-certified, fellowship trained physicians who specialize in minimally invasive, targeted treatments. They are experts at reading x-rays, ultrasounds, CTs, MRIs, and other forms of medical imaging. They offer the most comprehensive knowledge of the least invasive treatments available coupled with diagnostic and clinical experience. They have had extensive training and show expertise in radiation safety, radiation physics, the biological effects of radiation and injury prevention.
Examples of treatments may include angioplasty, stenting, thrombolysis, embolization, radiofrequency ablation, and biopsies. These minimally invasive treatments can cure or alleviate symptoms of vascular disease, stroke, uterine fibroids, or cancer.