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Interventional Radiology Animal Catheter Lab (Penn)

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    In the Interventional Radiology Catheter Lab minimally invasive procedures are performed via fluoroscopy, ultrasound and endoscopy. Percutaneous vein and arterial access is performed via ultrasound-guided technique. Surgeons are then able to guide catheters, ballon dilation, and other small instrumentation through the blood vessels. Procedures that have been performed in the lab are: • Angiography • Aneurysm creation • Balloon angioplasty • Embolization (coil, glue, embospheres) • Inferior vena Cava (IVC) filter placement & retrieval • Selective arterial catheterization • Stent placement (renal, gastric, iliac) • Peroral gastroenteric anastomosis This lab has capabilities for full surgical and anesthesia protocols and full fluoroscopy imaging. Included in the lab are a small office space, an LCD monitor and computer for the fluoroscopy unit, eye wash station and a surgeon scrub sink.
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    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania
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