Have you noticed swollen or enlarged veins on your legs or feet? This is typical of varicose veins, which are blue, purple and look lumpy and bulging through the skin. Expert interventional radiologist Dr Leto Mailli explains just how dangerous the condition is and whether you need to get it checked-out.
Recently there has been exciting research into how interventional radiologists can help common problems affecting men's health, including an enlarged prostate, which can be treated through the use of prostate artery embolization. Our expert IR Dr Julian Hague explains more...
Do you suffer from fibroids? The chances are that you do, or you will as up to 40% of women aged 35 or older have fibroids. Fibroids can either be symptomless or can cause numerous menstrual problems, including heavy bleeding. Choosing your treatment can be overwhelming, but Dr Paul Crowe, a leading interventional radiologist with lots of experience in treating uterine fibroids lays out the A to Z in treatment options for this common condition.
Blood clots can be a scary idea – a clump of congealed blood rattling around in your veins. While clotting is necessary to stop bleeding if you cut yourself, this quality can become damaging or even deadly if a clot forms in the bloodstream and blocks a blood vessel. Dr Julian Hague, a top clinical and interventional radiologist based in London explains deep vein thrombosis.
Dr Ian McCafferty is an expert interventional radiologist, with vast experience in treating cancers using advanced image-guided techniques. Here he explains how these can benefit the patient.
Dr Ian McCafferty is an expert interventional radiologist with a lot of experience in image-guided, minimally-invasive surgeries. Here he explains what interventional radiologists do and what they can offer the patient.
Around 5,700 people in the UK are diagnosed with liver cancer each year – this works out to around 16 new cases every day! Luckily, there are several treatment options to combat this disease. Leading clinical and interventional radiologist Dr Julian Hague talked to us about three liver cancer treatments you might not know about, but should.
More than half of women diagnosed with uterine fibroids will have no symptoms but those that do may suffer from heavy periods, bloating and constipation. Dr Leto Mailli explains how to treat fibroids using uterine artery embolisation.
There are on average 16 new cases of liver cancer every day in the UK, and the risk increases the older we get. While we’ve all heard of chemotherapy, one treatment that is less well known is TACE (transarterial chemo-embolisation). We asked top clinical and interventional radiologist Dr Julian Hague to explain this liver cancer treatment.