Embolization Procedure Reduces Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Pam Harrison A minimally invasive, image-guided procedure that blocks small vessels in the knee with the help of biodegradable microspheres relieves symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (OA), a small study found. In the first US clinical trial of geniculate artery embolization (GAE), the procedure provided durable results out to 6 months in 6 of 13 patients…

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Specialists from one of the Leading Cancer Centers in North Texas Discuss the Place of Interventional Radiology in Modern Cancer Treatment

The minimally-invasive treatments provided by the leading interventional radiology doctors in Dallas have a strong place in the overall treatment of cancer. Even when surgery presents the best chances for a cure, IR treatments such as chemoembolization or tumor ablation may be employed to shrink tumors or stop their growth before surgery. Because systemic chemotherapy…

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