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Geisinger's Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology (IR/DR) – Independent Radiology Residency provides the completion of training for the IR/DR certificate. Training may be one year with the Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology (ESIR) certificate supplied by a previous program or two years with a DR training certificate. 

The following is an example of some procedures available in this very busy service:

  • Full range of diagnostic angiography
  • Peripheral vascular balloon angioplasty
  • Peripheral vascular stent placement
  • Stenting procedures
  • Hepatic angiography
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt)
  • Drainage procedures
  • Dialysis and venous access procedures
  • Imaging guided biopsies including transjugular biopsies
  • Chemoembolization
  • CO2 Angiography
  • Pulmonary embolectomy
  • Vascular embolization
  • Varicose vein treatment
  • Fibroid treatment