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The Catheterization Laboratory: Minimally Invasive Procedures Happen Here

by Kristen Dicker The location where an Interventional Radiologist performs image-guided, minimally invasive procedures is a room in the Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab) or the Angiography Suite. This state-of-the-art environment is like an operating room with diagnostic imaging equipment that assists the Interventional Radiologist during a procedure. Dr. Matthew Dicker, […]

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Interventional Radiologists: Pioneers of Minimally-Invasive Treatments for Peripheral Vascular Disease

by Kristen Dicker Homer Stevens could not walk far because his legs would tire out quickly and his toe was black, swollen and very painful. His quality of life suffered. His podiatrist suggested that he might have a circulation problem and recommended he get tested for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD). […]

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Breast Tomosynthesis: Increasing Accuracy to Improve Breast Health Outcomes

A promising new mammography technology that finds forty-one percent more aggressive cancers and can reduce patient recall rates by as much as forty percent has arrived at the BreastCare Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott Valley. This new technology, known as breast tomosynthesis, creates a 3-dimensional image that […]

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