Procedures and Conditions

Vascular:

 

1.) Claudication, Rest Pain, and Ulceration Secondary to Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD): Advanced lower leg arterial revascularization using the latest endovascular techniques and equipment


2.) Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA): Endovascular Aoritc Repair (EVAR) performed at the hospital

 

3.) Aneurysm Leak after (EVAR) for AAA: Repaired with cutting edge embolization techniques

 

4.) Visceral, Renal, Popliteal, etc. Aneurysms: Repaired with exclusion (covered stents) or embolization as appropriate

 

5.)  Chronic abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhea, etc. attributable to chronic or acute mesenteric ischemia: Treated with endovascular repair of blockages/stenoses of the mesenteric vasculature

 

6.)  Arteriovenous Fistulas and Malformations (AVMs/AVFs) and Venous Malformations (VM): We treat all of these except central nervous system (CNS) lesions, including pulmonary AVMs and AVFs

 

7.) Acute and Chronic Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Management, including May-Thurner Syndrome: Thrombectomy, Angioplasty, Stenting, etc. provided for these cases

 

8.) All Dialysis and Central Line Interventions--Fistulagrams, Declots, Line Placement, etc.

 

9.) Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE/UAE) for Symptomatic Fibroids

 

10.) Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Embolization (Sclerosis of Parametrial/Pelvic Varices)

 

11.) Male Varicocele Embolization for Symptomatic Varicoceles (Pain/Infertility)

 

12.) Erectile Dysfunction: We offer balloon angioplasty of the internal iliac and pudendal arteries for ED attributable to arterial vascular insufficiency

 

13.) Prostate Artery Embolization for Patients with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) that are Poor Candidates for Surgery

 

14.) Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement and Removal: We have experience with advanced/alternative removal techniques for embedded filters, including laser and forceps assisted retrieval

 

**We are not currently treating varicose veins

 

Pulmonology:

 

1.) Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation/Fistula (AVM or AVF) Embolization.

 

2.) Bronchial Artery Embolization for Hemoptysis

 

3.) Port Placement

 

4.) Chest PleurX Catheters for Refractory Effusions

 

5.) Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement and Removal: We have experience with advanced/alternative removal techniques for embedded filters, including laser and forceps assisted retrieval 

 

 

OBGYN:

 

1.) Uterine Fibroid Embolization for Symptomatic Fibroids

 

2.) Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Embolization (Sclerosis of Parametrial/Pelvic Varices)

 

 

Hematology/Oncology:

 

1.) Port and Central Line Placement

 

2.) Any Ultrasound and/or Fluoroscopic Guided Biopsies (CT not available in our office)

 

3.) Chest and Abdominal PleurX Catheters for Refractory Pleural and Peritoneal Effusions

 

4.) Placement and Exchange of Gastrostomy (G), Gastrojeunostomy (GJ), and Jejunostomy (J) Feeding Tubes

 

5.) Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement and Removal: We have experience with advanced/alternative removal techniques for embedded filters, including laser and forceps assisted retrieval 

 

6.) Full and Partial Splenic Embolization

 

7.) Osteocool/Kyphoplasty for Malignant Spinal Compression Fractures

 

Gastroenterology:

 

1.) Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Placement and Revisions: Placement performed at the hospital; revisions can be performed in the hospital or at our office

 

2.) Balloon-occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (BRTO): A newer procedure that is highly effective for stopping or preventing gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to gastric varices

 

3.) Chemoembolization and Bland Embolization for Liver Tumors

 

4.) Embolization for Gastrointestinal Bleeding

 

5.) Transjugular Liver Biopsy: An excellent alternative biopsy approach for patients prone to bleeding and/or with ascites that makes standard percutaneous liver core biopsy risky

 

6.) Chronic abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhea, etc. attributable to chronic or acute mesenteric ischemia: Treated with endovascular repair of blockages/stenoses of the mesenteric vasculature

 

7.) Placement and Exchange of Gastrostomy (G), Gastrojejunostomy (GJ), and Jejunostomy (J) Feeding Tubes

 

8.) Biliary Drainage (Percutaneous Cholangiography or PTC), Stenting, and Biopsy for Benign and Malignant Biliary Obstruction

 

9.) Paracentesis, Abdominal PleurX (malignant), and Denver Shunt Placement for Ascites Management

 

10.) Splenic Embolization

 

 

Urology:

 

1.) Prostate Artery Embolization for Patients with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) that are Poor Candidates for TURP

 

2.) Erectile Dysfunction: We offer balloon angioplasty of the internal iliac and pudendal arteries for ED attributable to arterial vascular insufficiency

 

3.) Male Varicocele Embolization for Symptomatic Varicoceles (Pain/Infertility)

 

4.) Nephrostomy, Nephroureteral Stent, and Ureteral Stent Placements and Removals

 

5.) Ureteral Stricture Dilatation

 

6.) Renal Cyst Sclerosis

 

7.) Renal Embolization Prior to Surgery

 

8.) Cryoablation for Renal Cell Carcinoma

 

9.) Renal Biopsy 

 

Orthopedics:

 

1.) Kyphoplasty for Severe Back Pain Secondary to an Acute Thoracic or Lumbar Compression Fracture

 

2.) Prophylactic Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement and Removal: We have the experience with advanced/alternative removal techniques for embedded filters, including laser forceps assisted retrieval 

 

3.) Embolization of Hypervascular Bone Metastases Prior to Surgery to Prevent Bleeding

 

 

General Surgery:

 

1.) Abscess Drainage/Abcessogram

 

2.) Port and Central Line Placement

 

3.) Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement and Removal: We have experience with advanced/alternative removal techniques for embedded filters, including laser and forceps assisted retrieval 

 

4.) Embolization for Bleeding or to Reduce Bleeding Prior to Surgery

 

 

Neurology:

 

1.) Gastrostomy Tube Placement: Patients with severe neurologic compromise (e.g., ALS)

 

 

Ear, Nose, and Throat:

 

1.) Epistaxis: Embolization of the internal maxillary artery