Unlike other areas of diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology is one of the only areas in which patients are treated for disease. Interventional radiologists are specially-trained doctors who use X-rays and other imaging techniques to "see" inside the body as they guide narrow tubes (catheters) and other very small instruments through the blood vessels and other pathways of the body to the problem site. This allows them to treat a variety of medical disorders without surgery.
Procedures performed by interventional radiologists are generally less costly, involve smaller incisions and typically cause less pain and shorter hospital stays for the patient.
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