News & Scope Handai Hospital No. 75
Alleviating Pain and Distress of Patients and Families – Palliative Care Center Opens –
Our center offers minimally invasive non-surgical procedures known as interventional radiology (IVR). A wide variety of diseases are examined or treated using angiographic catheters or needles under radiological image guidance by angiography, ultrasound, or computed tomography (CT). Most procedures are performed under local anesthesia in the Clinic of Radiology. Procedures requiring general anesthesia and those for trauma or acute critical care are occasionally performed in the operation rooms and emergency rooms. As on-call responsibility, we respond to requests for emergency procedures at night and on holidays. We also have outpatient clinic, providing patient examinations and consultation on indicated treatments. We have organized a dedicated team of physicians, radiology technologists and nurses to provide the latest interventional techniques as below:
IVR procedures, as they are minimally invasive, have become an essential option in the diagnostic and treatment process of current clinical practice. Therefore, we cooperate with the relevant departments and facilities in various fields as follows in a multi-disciplinary manner: oncology, vascular medicine, gastroenterology, respiratory medicine, trauma and acute critical care, pediatric care, maternal care, organ transplantation, infection control, risk management, and so on. We are also working to improve radiation safety and share information to minimize particular complication risks such as internal bleeding, infection, embolism related to IVR procedures.
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