interventional radiology

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interventional radiology

n
(Medicine) an application of radiology that enables minimally invasive surgery to be performed with the aid of simultaneous radiological imaging of the field of operation within the body
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Eminent physician Dr Asim Bin Zafar gave a detailed presentation on Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) among people with diabetes, saying it is the biggest cause of foot ulcers in diabetics but added that now with the help of latest technology and use of intervention radiology, this condition could be treated and lower limbs could be prevented.
As the patient's lesions were not easily manageable by intervention radiology approach, he has advised surgery.
In addition, the Centre has started specialities of vascular surgery and intervention radiology, which are hitherto non-existent in any public sector hospital in the province.
Patients were referred to the Intervention Radiology Division for renal ar ter y stent placement if they demonstrated medically refractory hypertension with Doppler ultrasound measuring a peak systolic velocity >180 cm/s or a renal-to-aortic ratio >3.5.
A percutaneous nephrostomy tube (PNT) was immediately placed by intervention radiology (IR) for sepsis management.
Seminars in Intervention Radiology 2004; 21(1):43-8.
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