In the last 10-15 years ARA has introduced the following Interventions to Alaska

Neurointerventions:

  1. Carotid Artery angioplasty and stenting.
  2. Intracranial angiography.
  3. Stroke rescue with trans-arterial therapies, intracranial clot removal.
  4. Refractory Nose bleed embolizations.

Arterial Endovascular Interventions:

  1. AAA endovascular repairs.
  2. Thoracic aortic stent graft / endovascular repair.
  3. Peripheral atherectomy.
  4. Limb salvage.

Embolizations:

  1. Uterine Fibroid embolization.
  2. Ovarian vein embolization.
  3. Testicular vein embolization / varicocele treatments.

Oncology Treatments:

  1. RFA of lung, liver and bone tumors.
  2. Cryoablation of kidney and bone tumors.
  3. Microwave ablation of liver tumors.
  4. Chemo-embolizations of the liver.
  5. Yttrium-90 embolizations of the liver.

Venous Interventions:

  1. DVT thrombolysis.
  2. Urgent pulmonary embolism thrombolysis.
  3. IVC filter placement and removal.
  4. PICC line placement (with subsequent training of the Providence PICC nursing team).
  5. Minimally Invasive Treatments for Venous Reflux and Varicosities.

Gastrointestinal Interventions:

  1. Percutaneous gastrostomy tubes.
  2. TIPSS
  3. Cecostomy, gastro-jejunostomy.

Musculoskeletal and Spine Interventions:

    1. Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty
    2. Metastatic and Primary bone tumor ablations (RFA and Cryoablation)
    3. Spine tumor ablations in the thoracic and lumbar spine.
    4. Percutaneous biopsy of Cervical Spine Bone and Disc disease.