Interventional Radiology Procedures

MIR’s interventional radiologists perform more than 64,000 procedures a year. We diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions that affect most of the body’s systems, including blood vessels, liver, kidneys, lungs, stomach and intestines.

  • Paracentesis
  • Placement and maintenance of cecostomy tubes
  • Placement and maintenance of feeding tubes
  • Treatment of gastrointestinal obstruction (stenting)
  • Biliary drainage
  • Biliary endoscopy and percutaneous stone retrieval
  • Angioplasty
  • Embolization
  • Coiling
  • Infusion catheter (placement/maintenance)
  • IVC filter (placement/retrieval)
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD) treatment
  • Port placement (central venous access catheters)
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Stenting
  • Temporary central venous catheters
  • Thrombectomy
  • Thrombin injection
  • Thrombolysis
  • Varicose vein ablation

  • Chemoembolization (liver)
  • Cryoablation (bone/soft tissue, kidney and liver)
  • Irreversible electroporation (IRE) – (liver and lung)
  • Microwave ablation (liver and lung)
  • Radioembolization-Yttrium-90 (liver)
  • Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) – (liver, lung and bone)
  • Chest tube placement
  • Irreversible electroporation – IRE (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Microwave ablation (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Needle biopsy (pulmonary nodule)
  • Radiofrequency ablation – RFA (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Grafts
  • Percutaneous dialysis fistula
  • Tunneled central venous catheter
  • Vascular recanalization
  • Radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid nodule radiofrequency (RF) ablation
  • Aspiration
  • Catheter (insertion, removal/replace)
  • Cryoablation (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Fistula intervention
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Suprapubic drainage
  • Ureteral stents
  • Chemoembolization (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Cholangiogram
  • Cryoablation (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Irreversible electroporation – IRE (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver cancer treatment (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Microwave ablation (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Radioembolization -Yttrium-90 (see Cancer Therapies)
  • Radiofrequency ablation – RFA (see Cancer Therapies)
  • TIPPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt)
  • Muscle, tendon and tendon sheath injections (tenography)

Interventional Radiology Expertise

MIR’s interventional radiologists are board-certified in diagnostic radiology with additional expertise in vascular and interventional imaging.

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