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Imaging & Interventional Radiology

KIMSHEALTH is recognized globally as one of the few hospitals that possess all the latest technological advancement when it comes to infrastructure. Our department of Imaging and interventional radiology uses state of the art infrastructure at our facility to not only diagnose diseases but also offers treatment to a variety of conditions using minimally invasive techniques without any scar.

Our Doctors

Dr. BRIJESH RAY R S

Consultant


Imaging & Interventional Radiology


KIMS Health Trivandrum

Dr. Deepthi

Consultant


Imaging & Interventional Radiology


KIMS Health Trivandrum

Dr. Harikrishnan T

Specialist


Imaging & Interventional Radiology


KIMS Health Trivandrum

Dr. Madhavan Unni

Coordinator and Consultant


Imaging & Interventional Radiology


KIMS Health Trivandrum

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Procedures & Treatments

 

ULTRASOUND IMAGING

  • High-end Ultrasound and Colour Doppler
  • Abodominopelive imaging
  • Obstretive Images
  • Thyroid & Brest imaging
  • Pedoatric neurosono imagning
  • Contrast Ultrasound for characterizing focal lesions in liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys

CT IMAGING

  • Multiphase Contrast studies with 16 slice CT Scanner
  • Whole body CT Angiography and Venography
  • CT Enterography and CT Colography

MR IMAGING

  • Characterizing Hepato-biliary and Pancreatic Lesions, splenic, adrenal, peritoneal, retroperitoneal and GI masses
  • MR Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
  • MR Angiography, Enterography
  • PACS integration of all modalities.
  • MRI Brain Spectroscopy for characterisation of brain lesion
  • Body MRI – for characterisation of lesion in chest, Abdomen & Pelvis
  • Musculoskeletal MRI – Imaging of joints and muscles including MRI Arthrography

INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

  • Biopsy, Drainage, Aspiration
  • Biopsies of masses and other body SOL
  • Core biopsy for diffuse liver diseases

CT GUIDED PROCEDURE

  • Biopsy, aspiration, drainages
  • Biopsy of hepatic, pancreatic and other masses
  • Aspiration/Pigtail catheter drainage of Pancreatic and other fluid collections
  • Placement of Percutaneous Drainage Catheters (PCD)
  • Cholecystostomy

CATH LAB

1. Neuro Intervention

  • Diagnostic cerebral and carotid angiogram

  • Interventional Acute stroke management – Mechanical Thrombectomy with stent retrievers and Penumbra aspiration system

  • Intracranial Aneurysm coiling, balloon remodelling technique, stent assisted coiling, flow diverter placement

  • Endovascular embolization of arteriovenous malformation, dural arteriovenous fistulas and carotid cavernous fistula

  • Pre-operative embolization of intracranial head and neck tumours.

  • Carotid and intracranial stenting.

2. Peripheral and Aortic Intervention

  • Peripheral Angioplasty, Stenting

  • Aortic Stent grafting for aortic aneurysms and dissection – TEVAR, EVAR

  • Hybrid Aortic procedures – Arch, Visceral vessel debranching followed by stent grafting

  • Fenestrated aortic stent grafting FEVAR

  • Aortic angioplasty and stenting

  • Aortic balloon placement for aneurysm surgeries / vascular surgeries

3. Venous angioplasty and stenting

4. Fistuloplasty and declotting of Arteriovenous fistula for dialysis access.

5. Prostatic artery embolisation for Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

6. Partial splenic embolisation for ITP and haemolytic diseases.

7. Uterine artery embolisation for Post Partum Haemorrhage and uterine fibroid.

8. Bronchial artery embolisation for haemoptysis.

9. Sclerotherapy for Haemangioma and slow flow venous malformations.

10. Embolization of peripheral arteriovenous malformation.

11. Interventional Oncology

    • Transarterial Chemoembolisation (TACE) for hepatocellular carcinoma

    • Transarterial Radioembolization (TARE) with Iodine 131 and Yttrium 90

    • Radiofrequency and microwave ablation of liver, pancreas, renal , lung and bone tumours.

    • Intra arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma

    • Pre operative embolization of vascular tumours

    • Biopsy of tumours of various systems with high success rate

    • Drainage of collections

    • Biliary drainage and palliative stenting

    • Endobilliary radiofrequency ablation

    • Palliative interventional pain management

    12. Hepatobiliary and Abdominal intervention

    • Aortic and Visceral angiography, Super selective angiography for internal bleeding

    • Vascular interventional procedures – visceral artery embolization, aneurysm coiling, angioplasties

    • Biliary stenting

    • Transjugular Liver Biopsies

    • Percutaneous Transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) & Combined internal-external drainage

    • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Stent Shunt creation (TIPSS)

    • Direct Intrahepatic portocaval shunt creation (DIPS)

    • IVC Filter placement, Hepatic venography or venogram, IVC and Hepatic vein stenting

    13. Lines and vascular access

    • Dialysis tunnel catheter placement – Permacath

    • Hickman line placement

    • PICC line placement

    • Chemoport insertion



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