Demystifying Interventional Radiology

A Guide for Medical Students

  • Sriharsha Athreya

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Prasaanthan Gopee-Ramanan, Sandra Reis
      Pages 7-8
    3. Prasaanthan Gopee-Ramanan, Sandra Reis
      Pages 9-13
    4. Lazar Milovanovic
      Pages 21-32
    5. Lazar Milovanovic
      Pages 33-37
  3. Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Lazar Milovanovic
      Pages 41-50
    3. Jason Martin
      Pages 51-55
    4. Jason Martin
      Pages 57-60
    5. Lazar Milovanovic
      Pages 61-78
  4. Common Interventional Radiology Procedures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Lazar Milovanovic
      Pages 81-97
    3. Prasaanthan Gopee-Ramanan
      Pages 99-106
    4. Prasaanthan Gopee-Ramanan
      Pages 107-114
    5. Prasaanthan Gopee-Ramanan
      Pages 115-125
    6. Lazar Milovanovic
      Pages 127-139
    7. Lazar Milovanovic
      Pages 141-162

About this book


This book is a concise introduction to the interventional radiology field and is designed to help medical students and residents understand the fundamental concepts related to image-guided interventional procedures and determine the appropriate use of imaging modalities in the treatment of various disorders. It covers the history of interventional radiology; radiation safety; equipment; medications; and techniques such as biopsy and drainage, vascular access, embolization, and tumor ablation. The book also describes the indications, patient preparation, post-procedure care, and complications for the most common interventional radiology procedures.  



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Editors and affiliations

  • Sriharsha Athreya
    • 1
  1. 1.Associate Professor, Faculty of Health SciencesMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-17237-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-17238-5
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