Seeing "Lazarus Effect": Relieving Painful Bone Tumor Pain
Often, individuals' quality of life can be severely affected when they have metastatic bone disease. Normal daily activities can become difficult when the metastases become painful, appetite diminishes and the need for pain medications increases. An interventional radiology treatment can bring relief to individuals who have very large metastases and who are living with cancer.
Back Pain Treatment
Treating Herniated Disks: Pain Relief From Unexpected Source
Back pain is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Having a herniated disk can affect how one performs everyday activities and can cause severe pain that influences everything one does. However, invasive surgery for herniated disks could become a thing of the pastespecially given the positive results of a minimally invasive interventional radiology injection treatment.
Women's Health: C-sections and Invasive Placentas
Studying Women's Health: Making Childbirth Safer
The rate of C-sections in the United States has risen greatly over the past decade, and, in 2005, 30 percent of all births were by C-section, according to recent statistics. Although generally a very safe procedure, complications of C-sections happen rarely and may include injuries to the blood vessels that can cause prolonged and sometimes life-threatening bleeding in the mother. Innovative, interventional radiology treatments are making childbirth safer for women who have C-sections that are complicated by massive bleeding and for those who suffer from the pregnancy condit
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Society of Interventional Radiology