The interventionalism of medicine: interventional radiology, cardiology, and neuroradiology

  title={The interventionalism of medicine: interventional radiology, cardiology, and neuroradiology},
  author={Shaheen E Lakhan and Anna Kaplan and Cyndi Laird and Yaacov Leiter},
  journal={International Archives of Medicine},
  pages={27 - 27}
Interventional medical practitioners are specialists who do minimally invasive procedures instead of surgery or other treatment. Most often, these procedures utilize various imaging and catheterization techniques in order to diagnose and treat vascular issues in the body. Interventionalist techniques, including injecting arteries with dye, visualizing these via x-ray, and opening up blockages, developed from early pioneers' bold and sometimes controversial experiments which aimed to find safer… CONTINUE READING

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