Preparing patients for interventional radiological procedures

Most interventional radiological (IR) procedures are safe and help patients immensely, but sometimes they are associated with complications. Some complications are inherent to the nature of a procedure, while some are not and are preventable by taking some precautions before, during, and after a procedure.  Here, I offer general guidelines to physicians and patients on […]

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Uterine Fibroid (Artery) Embolization

What is Uterine Fibroid (Artery) Embolization? Uterine fibroids are benign tumors (noncancerous) that grow in the uterus. There may be one or countless fibroids and they grow in any part of the uterus, frequently disfiguring it and making it grow to enormous proportions. These tumors grow and multiply under the influence of the female hormone, […]

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