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Interventional Radiography / Angiography

Interventional Radiography uses image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat disease. Angiography takes pictures of the blood flow in specific blood vessels or the heart.

Interventional Radiography is a sub-specialty of Diagnostic Imaging (radiology) that uses imag-guided procedures for both therapeutic and diagnostic Purposes. Interventional radiography can be done using x-ray, CT, Ultrasound or MRI images and are done to diagnose and treat disease in almost every organ system.

Angiography, which is a diagnostic imaging procedure that uses a radio-opaque dye and a specialized x-ray camera to take pictures of the blood flow in specific blood vessels (arteries or veins) or blood flow within the heart itself. Sometimes treatments are done during an angiogram.

Service Providers May Include
licensed practical nurses (LPNs), medical radiation technologists (MRTs), radiologists, registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

A legal guardian must accompany all patients under the age of 18, or any patient that does not have the capacity to consent. Mature minors may be able to give consent.

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Also Known As
Interventional Radiography
Angio, Diagnostic Imaging