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Interventional radiology at CNHS: Past, present and future


Interventional Radiology at CNHS: Past, Present and Future…

Presented by
Karun V. Sharma, MD, Ph.D, FSIR
Director, Interventional Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology, Children’s National; Principal Investigator, Bioengineering Initiative,
Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation

Bhupender Yadav, MD
Interventional Radiologist, Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology, Children’s National

Ranjith Vellody, MD
Interventional Radiologist, Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology, Children’s National

Interventional Radiology at CNHS has evolved and grown over the past 5 years as we are transitioning from a PICC team to a collaborative and clinical service. The goal of this presentation is to introduce our team and describe the scope of image-guided, minimally invasive procedures and therapies that we offer. Some basic and commonly performed procedures that provide service and add value to our patients and hospital will be described. We will also highlight some more advanced procedures performed here and introduce some therapies that are currently in development for future clinical translation within the next 5 years.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this session will be able to:

  1. Describe how to request an Interventional Radiology procedure and/or consult at CNHS.
  2. Name three commonly performed Interventional Radiology procedures at CNHS.
  3. Describe how embolization is used to control traumatic bleeding.

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