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Interventional Radiology

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Department of Interventional Radiology

On behalf of the Interventional Radiology team of BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore, we offer you a warm welcome! We are very happy to share information about our department. Interventional Radiology is a branch of medicine in which the doctors use medical imaging to conduct minimally invasive surgical procedures that diagnose, heal, and cure many kinds of conditions. We are amongst some of the best hospitals in Bangalore for Interventional Radiology. We have one of the best team of doctors, infrastructure, and technologies for interventional radiology.

We have some of the most experienced doctors in interventional radiology who take good care of the patients and treat conditions inside your body. They also use medical images to guide catheters through your blood vessels, arteries, and organs. Our doctors are qualified with many years of experience. They make sure to cater to all the problems of the patient with full dedication.

Being one of the best interventional radiology hospitals in Bangalore, we offer top-notch medical services to our patients. We have some of the best radiology doctors in Bangalore who examine the root causal factor of the disease and suggest a personalized treatment plan. Our hospital staff provides full support to patients. The sheer number of happy patients make us one of the best hospitals for interventional radiology in Bangalore.

Why Choose Us

BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore, is undoubtedly amongst one of the best hospitals for interventional radiology in Bangalore. Our interventional radiology department comprises of some of the best doctors in the country. 

We are a centre specialized in providing comprehensive care catered to meet patient needs.

  • A centre for developing procedures and advanced surgical care
  • A centre for harnessing the power of technology to improve patient outcomes
  • A centre for delivering patient experiences with empathy and positivity
  • A centre for promoting the need for early detection & holistic treatment

Our commitment to improving patient outcomes and patient quality of life remains undeterred. To this end we remain steadfastly committed to:

  • Use of advanced technology
  • World-class quality standards
  • Pioneering new treatment methods
  • Employing the best talent

 

Our Diagnostic Capabilities

The quality of diagnostic methods plays a significant role in the early detection and evaluation of diseases. Being one of the best radiology hospitals in Bangalore for the diagnosis of diseases related to interventional radiology, we maintain the highest standards by applying technologically superior diagnostic services and automated processes which improve the speed and efficiency of results. We have skilled clinicians, some of the best radiologists in Bangalore, and top equipment at our diagnostic labs, and that makes us one of the best interventional radiology hospitals in Bangalore.

Some key diagnostic procedures that we offer for diagnosis and treatment of problems related to interventional radiology include the following

Ultrasonography

It is used to produce images of the muscles, joints, blood vessels, and internal organs of the body. The ultrasonography performed by us uses high-frequency waves to produce an image for medical analysis that is conducted by the doctors.

Interventional Radiology

It involves a range of imaging procedures to obtain images of the inside of the body. It is done through both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using catheters.

Imaging of the Colon

It uses special x-ray equipment to examine the large intestine for cancer and growths. It includes virtual CT colonography and barium enema.

Nuclear Medicine Procedures

They are used to diagnose and treat certain illnesses and use radioactive materials for the same. The different nuclear medicine procedures are Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography [SPECT] Scans.

Breast Imaging

It is the representation of a breast’s form. There are different types of breast imaging techniques like mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI and digital imaging.

Fluoroscopy

It is a type of medical imaging that shows a continuous X-ray image on a monitor, much like an X-ray movie. X-rays are useful for obtaining real-time moving images of the interior of an object.

Computed Tomography (CT) Scans

They make use of computer-processed compounds of many X-ray measurements from different angles, producing cross-sectional images of specific areas of a scanned object.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Through this technique, pictures of the anatomy and the physiological processes of the body of a patient are produced for further speculation.

Plain film or digital X-ray imaging

Digital radiography uses x-ray–sensitive plates to capture data during the patient examination directly and transfers it to the computer immediately.

DISEASES TREATED USING INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore, has a dedicated interventional radiology team that works towards treating various types of diseases to the best of their efficiencies. We have some of the best interventional radiologists in Bangalore who help and guide the patient through the whole treatment process from the beginning to the end. Our radiologist prepares the patient well by giving him/her complete knowledge about the process.

Different treatments offered by the Institute of Interventional Radiology of the are

Angiography

It is used to diagnose blockages, aneurysms, cerebral vascular disease, blood vessel malformations, and different types of blood vessel abnormalities.

Balloon Angioplasty

It is used to open clogged arteries in the arms, legs, kidneys, or elsewhere in the body of the patient.

Biliary Drainage and Stenting

In this, our doctors use a stent to open blocked liver ducts of the patient, allowing bile to drain properly.

Bland Embolization

It is used to treat tumors that cannot be surgically removed in patients suffering from liver cancer and can be used in combination with chemotherapy.

Central Venous Access

It includes the placement of a small, flexible tube in a large vein in the chest or neck of the patients who need frequent injections for medication directly in the bloodstream.

Chemoembolization

It is delivered directly to the tumor, and it kills cancer cells with extreme cold. It is recommended as the primary step of treatment for cancers in the kidneys, liver, lungs, or prostate.

Embolization

It is used for the treatment of aneurysms, fibroid tumors, and bleeding. It can stop bleeding and shrink the size of the tumor.

Endovenous Ablation

This is a minimally invasive treatment for patients with varicose veins. It uses ultrasound imaging and a catheter to deliver laser or radiofrequency energy to the inside of the vein and seal it closed.

Gastrostomy

It is for patients who can’t take medication by mouth. In this, a catheter is inserted into the stomach or small intestine to deliver necessary fluids and medications.

Inferior Vena Cava Filter

It is for patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)- a filter placed inside the inferior vena cava breaks up blood clots and prevent them from reaching the heart or lungs of the patients.

Microwave Ablation

It is used for targeting cancer cells and relieving pain by using ultrasound guidance.

Needle Biopsy

It is a type of biopsy which is less painful, less disfiguring, and requires less recovery time than conventional biopsies. It is used to detect cancers of the breast, lungs, liver, kidney, and bone, etc.

Paracentesis

It is used for symptomatic relief or diagnostic testing to drain excess fluid from the body.

Radioembolization

It is used to deliver radiation therapy and an embolic agent directly into the blood vessel feeding a cancerous tumor for treating liver cancer.

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)

It is used in the treatment of cancer when surgery is not possible for kidney, bone, lung, liver, and prostate cancers.

Stent and Graft Placement

It is done for patients having chronic kidney stones, narrowed or blocked blood vessels, a urinary tract obstruction, or renal vascular hypertension.

Thoracentesis

It is used to guide a hollow needle to the lungs to drain excess fluid. This is also used to diagnose pleural effusion.

Thrombolysis

It is a treatment for the dissolution of blood clots to improve blood flow and prevent damage to organs and tissues.

TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt)

It is a life-saving procedure that improves blood flow. It prevents haemorrhage through the use of a catheter at the site of portal hypertension or bile duct obstruction and inserting a stent in patients with liver diseases.

Tumour Ablation

It is a non-surgical way to treat cancer by using imaging technology to allow for precision in the heating and destruction of cancerous tissue.

Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE)

It is a minimally invasive treatment for uterine fibroids during which a catheter is used to inject embolic agents.

Varicocele Embolization

It is a non-surgical procedure that uses a catheter to divert blood away from a varicose vein in the scrotum.

Vertebroplasty

It is for patients with spine instability, and it involves a small needle to inject bone cement into the vertebra.

Our Doctors

BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals has one of the best team of doctors and surgeons in Bangalore to deliver the best treatment and care through interventional radiology. Access to a team of highly experienced and some of the best interventional radiologists in Bangalore ensures that our patients have access to only the best medical minds, who are ably supported by a world-class team of nurses & paramedical staff. We fall under one of the best hospitals for interventional radiology in Bangalore. We have the latest equipment and some of the best radiologists in Bangalore for the treatment of diseases. Our success rate and expertise of some of the best radiology doctors in Bangalore help the patients to trust us, and their support has made us the most preferred choice!

Dr M C Uthappa

MBBS, FRCS, FRCR

Senior Consultant – Interventional Radiology

Dr Rohit Madhurkar

MBBS, MD (Radio Diagnosis), Fellowship in Interventional Radiology

Consultant, Interventional Radiology & Interventional Oncology

From the Doctor's Desk

BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals has one of the best team of doctors and surgeons in Bangalore to deliver the best treatment and care through interventional radiology. Access to a team of highly experienced and some of the best interventional radiologists in Bangalore ensures that our patients have access to only the best medical minds, who are ably supported by a world-class team of nurses & paramedical staff. We fall under one of the best hospitals for interventional radiology in Bangalore. We have the latest equipment and some of the best radiologists in Bangalore for the treatment of diseases. Our success rate and expertise of some of the best radiology doctors in Bangalore help the patients to trust us, and their support has made us the most preferred choice!

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