Interventional radiology: Aiding advancements in cancer detection
Dr MC Uthappa, Head-Interventional Radiology, Manipal Group of Hospitals, Bangalore gave his insights on how Interventional Radiology is making Cancer Detection more accurate and safer for patients.
Interventional Radiology involves no sutures and no scars with minimal pain. They are image-guided and have excellent clinical outcomes. Also, there are minimal complications. In many cases the life-saving and emergency procedures are performed by the interventional radiologist. Interventional Radiology is complementing the other stakeholders by becoming the fourth pillar of cancer care.