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Advantages of Neuro & Interventional Radiology

According to the Society of Interventional Radiology, the advantages of interventional radiology include:

  • Most procedures can be performed on an outpatient basis or require only a short hospital stay.
  • Most procedures can be done with mild sedation. General anesthesia usually is not required.
  • Risk, pain and recovery time are often significantly reduced compared to traditional treatments and surgeries.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) deals with the obstruction of large arteries or veins, often found in the lower extremities. Symptoms can include mild to severe pain while walking, pain while resting (usually in the feet) or difficulty walking. Numbness, weakness or cramping in the muscles because of decreased blood flow can also be a sign.

PVD also includes Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) that are caused by progressive weakening of the aortic wall that creates a “ballooning” of the vessel. An aneurysm will grow large and eventually rupture if not treated.

Other symptoms include:

  • Claudication
  • Rest Pain
  • Ulcers
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Deep Venous Thrombosis

  • Venous Lysis
  • Pulmonary Lysis
  • IVC Lysis


  • Liver Cancer & Liver Metastasis
  • RF Ablation
  • Biliary Obstruction

Neurovascular Treatment

  • Neurovascular Disease deals with the abnormality of blood vessels within or supplying the brain and spine. This includes the narrowing of arteries, which reduces blood flow to the brain and increases the risk of stroke, or weakening of the arteries, which may create brain aneurysms.

  • Stroke and Aneurysm Coiling
  • AVMs (Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Carotid Disease
  • Intra-Cranial Stenting

Women's Health

  • Fibroid Uterus
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Pelvic Bleeding

Vein Therapy

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St. Joseph also offers vein therapy in the treatment of:

  • Varicose veins
  • Treatment of varicose veins
  • Small vein removal
  • Sclerotherapy for spider veins