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Interventional Radiology Procedures offered at St. Anthony Hospital

The Interventional Radiology Department at St. Anthony Hospital offers a full range of IR procedures to treat a variety of medical conditions and needs. Whether a patient needs an immediate intervention due to stroke or cardiac emergency, or a scheduled procedure, our interventional radiologists and staff can provide the necessary procedure or consultation.

Highlighted interventions offering minimally invasive, and often life-saving options include:

  • Stroke Interventions - Penumbra, Merci Retriever, intracranial angioplasty and tPA clot dissolving medication.
  • Cryoablation - A procedure that can be used to destroy certain cancerous tumors by delivering a cold gas directly into a tumor to kill it.
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) - Offering many women a minimally invasive alternative to hysterectomy.
  • AAA Stenting - A procedure to address abdominal aortic aneurysm that avoids open abdominal surgery.
  • Kyphoplasty - A procedure to treat spinal pain or fractures by inserting a balloon to correct the alignment of the vertebrae and then filling the space with bone cement to set the bone.
  • Vertebroplasty - A procedure to treat fractures in the spine caused be osteoporosis which injects a stabilizing bone-cement into the spine.
  • Splenic Embolizations - A minimally invasive method that can potentially avoid the need for removing the spleen.
  • Chest Port Insertion - Inserting catheters giving access to veins for medication, chemotherapy or frequent blood draws.

Additional interventional procedures include, but are not limited to:

  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Stent Placement
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Embolizations
  • Interventional Oncology
  • Hepatobiliary Procedures
  • Endovascular Repair
  • Neuro-Interventional Radiology - stroke, aneurysm, AVM
  • Biopsies

The referring physician page offers a complete list of specific procedures available...

If you have questions or need referral assistance please call 303-629-4428.

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