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Agnesian HealthCare Know & Go Showcase: Interventional Radiology

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Dr. Smith takes us into the world of interventional radiology. Be amazed by animations and screen shots of procedures in process.

Dr. Smith takes us into the world of interventional radiology. Be amazed by animations and screen shots of procedures in process.

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  • 1. INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY: Some Pretty Neat Stuff Benjamin B. Smith, MD Vascular & Interventional Radiology Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley Know & Go Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
  • 2. Overview  Training  History  Tools  Sampling of procedures
  • 3. Interventional Radiologist (IR)  4 years undergraduate (Bachelor’s degree)  4 years medical school (MD)  1 year internship  4 years residency  1 to 2 years fellowship  Total of 14 years of training after high school
  • 4. IR History  Incredibly innovative specialty  Vergence of imagination and technology  Procedures spanning the spectrum of human pathology
  • 5. Invented by interventional radiologists Seldinger technique for vascular access Angioplasty Stents Embolization procedures (plugging up arteries and veins) Thrombolysis (clot busting/dissolution) Tumor ablation Endovenous laser ablation Many cardiac procedures IR History
  • 6. IR Tools Catheters Wires Balloons Stents Embolics (coils, glue, particles, plugs) Filters
  • 7. IR Tools Catheters
  • 8.  Wires IR Tools
  • 9.  Balloons IR Tools
  • 10.  Stents IR Tools
  • 11.  Embolics IR Tools
  • 12.  Filters IR Tools
  • 13.  Blocked arteries and veins  Bleeding  Aneurysms  Tumors  Women’s health  Clot busting  Drainage of infected fluid Procedures
  • 14.  Stroke  Fractures  Biopsies  Vascular access  Dialysis access maintenance  Etc. Procedures
  • 15. Blocked Vessels
  • 16. Blocked Vessels
  • 17. Blocked Vessels
  • 18. Bleeding
  • 19. Bleeding
  • 20. Aneurysms
  • 21. Women’s Health
  • 22. Pre Left Uterine Artery
  • 23. Post Left Uterine Artery
  • 24. Pre Right Uterine Artery
  • 25. Post Right Uterine Artery
  • 26. PRE 3 Months Post Embo Reduced Bulk Related Symptoms and Bleeding Transmural and Subserosal Fibroids
  • 27. Women’s Health
  • 28. Tumors
  • 29. Tumors
  • 30. Minimally invasive Low complication rate Quick recovery times Procedures across the spectrum of specialties Review
  • 31. Thank You! QUESTIONS?

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