Interventional Radiology room

Interventional Radiology uses minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases. These techniques often minimize risk to patients and improve health outcomes. 

The Interventional Radiology team at University of Maryland Shore Regional health includes interventional radiologists, licensed radiologic technologists and registered nurses. Each member of the team has received specialized training in interventional procedures and advanced nursing care. 

The Interventional Radiology Department at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health uses the latest technology and techniques when providing the following services:

  • Peripheral and visceral angiography
  • CT and MR angiography
  • Angioplasty and stent placement
  • Image-guided biopsies and drainages
  • Venous sampling
  • IVC filer placement/removal
  • Infusion port placement and vascular access
  • Dialysis catheter placement
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
  • Vertebral augmentation
  • Nephrostomy and ureteral stent placement

Interventional Radiology provides many benefits to patients including:

  • Less risk, less recovery time and less discomfort than traditional surgery
  • Small to no incisions
  • Comprehensive follow up care to ensure optimal patient outcomes
  • Strong patient-physician relationships
  • Same-day, minimally invasive procedures, allowing patients to quickly resume daily activities
  • Access to leading edge care offered by internationally recognized physicians
  • Short waiting times to schedule procedures
  • No need for general anesthesia (except in special circumstances)