Interventional Radiology

Minimally invasive imaging and treatment

Interventional Radiology at Mount Auburn Hospital  

Interventional radiology uses the latest in precision guided imaging to perform minimally invasive procedures. These image guided procedures are often less invasive, less risky and have a faster recovery time than surgery. These procedures can also be used to diagnose a variety of certain health conditions.

These procedures offer the following benefits: 

  • Fewer incisions 
  • Reduced need for general anesthesia 
  • Less expensive than surgery  
  • Less pain after surgery 
  • Less time spent at the hospital 
  • Shorter recovery times   

Procedures We Offer  

The radiologists at Mount Auburn Hospital offer a variety of interventional, image-guided procedures. These include the following:

  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Cancer care - Catheter directed and ablation therapy for tumors
  • Dialysis work - both placement of tunneled catheters and fistula/graft repair
  • Fluid removal from the chest and abdomen
  • Image-guided biopsies
  • Inferior vena filter placement
  • Joint injections
  • Percutaneous kidney stone treatment
  • Port-a-cath placement
  • Spinal fracture treatment
  • Stent placement and angioplasty for peripheral vascular disease
  • Uterine fibroid treatment
  • Varicose vein treatment
  • Venous access procedure

    Services & Specialties

    Your provider may order imaging as part of your diagnosis or treatment plan. Our radiologists work with other specialists at Mount Auburn Hospital to ensure you get the care that fits your needs.