A fistulogram is a special x-ray procedure that identifies abnormalities in the blood flow through your dialysis access, an additional procedure or intervention may be necessary to restore adequate blood flow.
Angiograms / Aortogram
Is the blockage of the aorta, the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. This disease may be managed by quitting smoking, controlling cholesterol and regular exercise. Or if further treatment is needed, our doctors can place a stent in your aorta to create a wider path for blood flow.
IVC Filter Removal or Insertion
IVC filters are self-expanding metallic devices designed for implantation within the inferior vena cava, or IVC—the largest vein in the abdomen. During IVC filter removal our highly qualified doctors place a catheter into the inferior vena cava to grab the small hook located at the end of the filter.
Is a procedure to open the renal arteries, the large blood vessels that carry blood to the kidneys, when they have become blocked due to renal artery stenosis. This is most often caused by atherosclerosis or fibrous disease of the arteries.
A venogram is a test that lets our providers see the veins in your body, especially in your legs. A special dye is injected that can be seen on an X-ray.
Carotid angiography is an invasive imaging procedure that involves inserting a catheter into a blood vessel in the arm or leg, and guiding it to the carotid arteries with the aid of a special x-ray machine.
Is a small medical appliance that is installed beneath the skin. A catheter connects the port to a vein. Under the skin, the port has a septum through which drugs can be injected and blood samples can be drawn many times.