Many conditions that once required surgery can be treated nonsurgically by interventional radiologists.
Compared to open surgery, interventional radiology treatments typically offer less:
You might see an interventional radiologist as part of your comprehensive treatment plan if you suffer from:
The interventional radiology team at UPMC Hamot uses innovative, advanced imaging-based diagnosis, with minimally invasive procedures.
In many cases, this provides earlier intervention for patients and may reduce — or even eliminate — the need for a more invasive surgery.
Liver Cancer at UPMC Hamot
UPMC Hamot uses local therapeutic techniques to treat liver cancer.