Interventional RadiologyInterventional RadiologyInterventional RadiologyIEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+) CaregiversNALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Interventional radiology uses image guidance to perform minimally invasive procedures such as biopsies, bone ablation and myelogram. They also insert G and GJ tubes, and central venous access devices.</p><p>Interventional radiology uses image guidance to perform minimally invasive procedures such as biopsies, bone ablation, myelogram and treatment of vascular anomalies. They also insert G and GJ tubes, and central venous access devices.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Procedures using image guidance</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about a variety procedures that are done using image guidance and why they are done. Also find information on how to care for your child at home after the procedure.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2439&language=English">Abscess drainage using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1221&language=English">Abscess drainage: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2440&language=English">Angiogram using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1222&language=English">Angiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1234&language=English">Angioplasty: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2441&language=English">Arthrogram using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1235&language=English">Arthrogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2442&language=English">Bone ablation using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1213&language=English">Bone Ablation: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2444&language=English">Botox injections into salivary glands for the management of excessive drooling using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1224&language=English">Botox injections into salivary glands: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2445&language=English">Botox therapy for spasticity in children using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1226&language=English">Botox therapy for spasticity in children: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1228&language=English">Esophageal dilation: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2452&language=English">Joint and tendon steroid injections using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1237&language=English">Joint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1243&language=English">Lumbar puncture: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2455&language=English">Myelogram using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1241&language=English">Myelogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2458&language=English">Nephrostomy tube insertion using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1218&language=English">Nephrostomy tube: Care at home</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Biopsy</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about different types of biopsies that are done using image guidance and why they are done. Also find information on how to care for your child at home after the procedure.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2443&language=English">Bone biopsy using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1229&language=English">Bone biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=35&language=English">Kidney biopsy using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1238&language=English">Kidney biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2453&language=English">Liver biopsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1239&language=English">Liver biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1242&language=English">Lung biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1233&language=English">Thyroid biopsy/FNA: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Central venous access devices</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Central venous access devices are used when a child requires frequent intravenous therapy over a long period of time. Learn about the different types and how to care for your child after insertion and removal of the device.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=52&language=English">Central venous line (CVL)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1236&language=English">CVL insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1232&language=English">CVL removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1012&language=English">Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1244&language=English">PICC insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1240&language=English">PICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1014&language=English">Port</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1231&language=English">Port-A-Cath insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1230&language=English">Port-A-Cath removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Vascular anomalies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about different procedures that are done using image guidance to treat vascular anomalies. Also find information on how to care for your child at home after the procedure.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2448&language=English">Endovenous laser therapy using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1227&language=English">Endovascular laser treatment: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1223&language=English">Sclerotherapy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2473&language=English">Varicocele embolization using image guidance</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1225&language=English">Varicocele embolization: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">G and GJ tubes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Gastrostomy tubes (G tubes) are placed in the stomach and gastrojejunal tubse (GJ tubes) are places in the small intestine. Both help with feeding by allowing liquid feeds to be given directly into the stomach or small intestine.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2822&language=English">Making the decision to get a feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2536&language=English">Corflo PEG G Tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2535&language=English">Mic-Key low-profile J tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2905&language=English">Caring for your child and their G tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2908&language=English">Low-profile G tubes (Mic-Key)</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>G and GJ tube management</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3039&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube is blocked</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2910&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube is pulled out</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3041&language=English">What to do if your child's feeding tube moves</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3037&language=English">Preparing for a permanent tube removal</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3036&language=English">Removing a balloon type feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3042&language=English">Post-tube removal</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Stoma and skin care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2906&language=English">Common skin problems related to feeding tubes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2907&language=English">Hypertonic salt water soaks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3040&language=English">Normal saline: How to prepare at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2909&language=English">Using silver nitrate to treat granulation tissue</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes) are inserted into a nostril and go down to the stomach. Liquid feeds are then able to go directly into the stomach through the tube.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=984&language=English">How to insert your child's NG tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2457&language=English">Feeding your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2456&language=English">Common problems</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/interventional_radiology_learning_hub.jpgIGT

 

 

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