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Body Parts and Systems

Interventional radiology (IR) procedures can be used in almost every organ system, and the list of conditions that can be diagnosed and treated using image-guided techniques is continuously growing. Body parts and systems that can be treated using IR include:

 

Body parts and systems

Abdomen (intestine, kidneys, liver, stomach)

Central nervous system (brain, spine)

Chest (lungs, respiratory system)

Heart and vascular (arteries, veins, haemodialysis access)

Musculoskeletal (bones, joints, spine)

Genitourinary (uterus, testes, kidneys)