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Interventional Radiology Services


Offering a wide range of procedures:


  • Non-Vascular Procedures
  • Fluid aspiration for diagnostic purposes e.g. pleural/peritoneal

  • Image-guided drainage in various clinical scenarios, including drainage of complex collections (e.g. loculated, empyema)

  • Image-guided biopsy

  • Trans-jugular liver biopsy

  • Image-guided nutritional procedures e.g. radiologically inserted gastrostomy (RIG)

  • Percutaneous cholecystostomy

  • Percutaneous nephrostomy and ureteric stent insertion

  • Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography and biliary drainage / stenting



Dr Patatas works with colleagues specialising in other fields of radiology and for enquiries and investigations outside his own areas of subspecialty expertise he will be happy to recommend an appropriate colleague for the particular problem

  • Vascular Procedures
  • Angiography, angioplasty and stenting (arterial and venous)

  • Endovascular aortic graft stenting

  • Elective embolotherapy e.g. varicocele and fibroid embolisation, pelvic congestion syndrome

  • Emergency embolotherapy for trauma / haemorrhage

  • Thrombolysis for arterial/venous thrombosis

  • Haemodialysis access maintenance, e.g. fistuloplasty

  • Image-guided insertion of tunnelled central and dialysis lines, including complex line insertion

  • Insertion of portacaths

  • Inferior vena cava filter insertion and retrieval

To find out more about the medical conditions that can be treated using interventional radiology, please click on next section > Interventional Radiology

  • Relevant Imaging

  • Ultrasound

  • CT

  • MRI

  • Specialising in vascular imaging

  • Interventional Oncology

  • Core biopsy

  • Tumour ablation (microwave, radiofrequency)

  • Liver tumour chemoembolisation



For some rare conditions that require interventional radiology treatment Dr Patatas can refer to colleagues in appropriate expert / specialised centres in the UK and arrange collaborative treatment either in Cyprus or occasionally the UK.

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