Deep Vein Thrombosis – Diagnosis and Treatment

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious medical condition when a blood clot, or thrombus, forms in the veins deep inside your body, typically the legs. Deep vein thrombosis is common with more than 200,000 cases in the US occurring each year. DVT can result in the legs becoming very swollen and pain ..Read More

Getting Familiar with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

What is Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm? The Abdominal Aorta is the main blood vessel that delivers blood to the body in the abdomen. Abnormal enlargement of the Abdominal Aorta can result in development of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). If not detected and treated at an early stage, the artery can s ..Read More

A Few Facts About Uterine Fibroids

What are Uterine Fibroids? Uterine Fibroids are noncancerous or benign growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Also called leiomyomas, uterine fibroids aren’t associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer but can cause debilitating symptoms in many women. They migh ..Read More

Peripheral Artery Disease, VIR_chicago

Peripheral Artery Disease and What are the Treatment Options

What is Peripheral Artery Disease? Peripheral artery disease or P.A.D. is a disease that deals with the blocked blood vessel. Plaque, consisting of calcium, cholesterol, fat, fibrous tissues, and other particles in the blood build up in the arteries that carry blood to the head, limbs, and other or ..Read More

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Liver Tumor Treatment

An exciting new liver cancer treatment offered by our group is Yttrium-90 microsphere therapy for liver tumors. A tiny catheter is threaded into the liver artery, then microscopic glass beads impregnated with a highly radioactive element are injected into the liver tumors, giving them a higher dose ..Read More

About VIR

Interventional radiology techniques are quickly becoming standard therapies for cancer treatment. An arsenal of tools has become integral to tumor diagnosis, treatment, pain control and palliation for our interventional radiologist team in Illinois.For liver cancer treatments, chemoembolization offe ..Read More