Centers & Medical Services

Interventional Radiology (Special Procedures)

ECRMC offers patients interventional radiology and consulting service on an outpatient basis. Our services include:

  • Fluid Drainage
  • Percutaneous Needle Biopsies
  • Breast Procedures
  • Arthrogram
  • Myelogram
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Pain Management
  • Kyphoplasty/vertebrolplasty

How to prepare:

  • All special procedures are first scheduled as a consultation.
  • This allows the nurse and physician to meet with the patient, and explain the type of procedure that will be performed. Any questions or concerns can be discussed at this time.
  • Once the consultation is completed, the patient will be given an appointment with instructions for their procedure.
  • Bring all images pertaining to area of interest, from outside facilities.
  • Bring a list of medications.
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to appointment time to register and complete necessary paperwork.

What to expect:

  • Expect to be in your procedure for approximately 1 hour.
  • You may be taken to recovery following your procedure. Please consult Radiology team to specify.
  • Results will be sent to the referring physician within 24-48 hours.