Pediatric interventional radiology

SA Journal of Radiology

Field Value
Title Pediatric interventional radiology
Creator Chaudry, Gulraiz
Subject Pediatric Interventional Radiology; Pediatric Radiology pediatric interventional radiology
Description Paediatric interventional radiology (IR) is a rapidly developing subspecialty, seeking to meet the increasing demand for image-guided minimally invasive procedures. The wide range of procedures performed and the conditions treated reflect the varying ages and complexity of the patient population. This article reviews the various interventional procedures performed and the unique challenges faced in paediatric IR. Conditions, such as vascular anomalies, that are primarily treated by paediatric interventional radiologists are highlighted. The requirements for establishing a paediatric IR practice are reviewed, as are the challenges facing the future development of the specialty.Keywords: pediatric interventional radiology
Publisher AOSIS
Contributor None
Date 2016-06-29
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion — Review
Format text/html application/octet-stream text/xml application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/sajr.v20i1.940
Source South African Journal of Radiology; Vol 20, No 1 (2016); 6 pages 2078-6778 1027-202X
Language eng
Coverage Worldwide — Children
Rights Copyright (c) 2016 Gulraiz Chaudry