The Department of Clinical Imaging and Interventional Radiology at Aster CMI, is a world-class facility offering diagnostic imaging and interventional services, including Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroradiology. One of the first centres in Bengaluru to have 3 Tesla MRI, 128 slice CT scanner and a dedicated Bi-plane flat panel Angio Cath Lab, the Radiology Suite is equipped with state-of-the-art ultrasound scanners, Flouroscopy units and much more.

As a department that lends crucial support to all specialities, the Radiology team includes Consultants, Specialists and expert Technicians, who follow an inter-disciplinary work approach to provide high-quality, patient-centric diagnostic and interventional services to patients.

Interventional Radiology

The department of Interventional Radiology and Interventional Oncology (IRIO) at Aster CMI Hospital offers a complete spectrum of body interventions for people of all ages. The Department has the most advanced state-of-the-art facilities in Bangalore. The department consists of experienced Interventional Radiologists with expertise in managing interventional radiology and oncology procedures, from the common to the most complex.

The department is aiming to provide the highest standard of treatment for Hepato-biliary cancers. The Aster CMI Hospital has a 24/7 Interventional Radiology team available to manage emergencies (Uncontrolled traumatic bleeding, GI bleeding, haemoptysis, haematuria, clot in abdominal and limb blood vessels, etc.) backed by an experienced medical and surgical team, emergency specialist and a critical care team.

The department of Interventional Radiology and Interventional Oncology (IRIO) works closely with other specialities like the Transplant and Integrated Liver Care team, Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology, Surgical Oncology, Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, Women and Child health teams to render optimal, evidence-based treatment to patients.

Procedures performed:

  • Variety of Vascular interventions – Stenting, coiling, embolization etc
  • Vascular and non-vascular Hepato-biliary interventions (TACE, RFA, ethanol ablation, TARE, TIPS, BRTO, PTBD, Biopsy, drainage etc)
  • Vascular and Non vascular Genito-urinary Interventions (Kidney, bladder, prostate, biopsy etc)
  • Vascular and non-vascular chest interventions (bronchial artery embolization, Biopsy, drainage, etc)
  • Vascular and non-vascular gynaecological interventions (Uterine artery embolization, HSG FTR, TVS guided biopsy, drainage etc)
  • Vascular and non-vascular bone interventions (RFA, embolization, biopsy etc)
  • Peripheral arterial and venous disease management (Stenosis and Thrombosis etc)
  • Varicose veins treatment (Laser ablation and sclerotherapy)
  • Haemodialysis catheter placement and AV fistula Management