Interventional radiology, as performed at one of the best cancer treatment centers in Dallas, refers to the treatment of cancer, uterine fibroids, and other painful medical conditions with minimally invasive, image-guided techniques. These techniques are used in place of open surgery, which carries far more risk, greater pain, and a longer recovery period.
For example, the best liver cancer doctors in Dallas at MTV IR routinely use CT scans or X-ray fluoroscopy, to very precisely guide a small needle or catheter where it is needed to destroy tumors. The tumors are destroyed by delivering electrical current (microwave ablation), heat (radiofrequency ablation), chemicals (chemoembolization) or extreme cold (cryoablation) through the catheter directly to the tumor tissue.
Interventional Radiology Physicians
Interventional radiologists are board-certified physicians who train in radiology, oncology, vascular health and in minimally invasive surgical techniques including catheterization. As one of the top pain management centers in Fort Worth, we have specialists in women’s health, men’s health, cancer and pain management, all of whom are focused on providing individualized, patient-centered care. Although most of our patients are referred by other physicians, once in our care they become our patients and we stay with them through the planning, treatment and recovery process.
How to find out more
If your physician has suggested interventional radiology to treat your medical condition, please contact the specialists at MTV IR. You can also read the informative articles we have placed on our website at http://www.mtvir.com/ or give us a call directly at 469-447-4008. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.