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Angiography & Interventional Radiology

Elective Number: 2905 (OASIS E74e)

Rotation Supervisor: Dr. John F. Angle

Coordinator: Linda (Lin) Moore; linmoore@virginia.edu; phone: 924-9484

Duration: Maximum 4 weeks, Minimum 2 weeks

Available: All Rotations

Time to Report: 8:00 am

Place to Report: Room 1832 - Residency/Student Elective Office

Typical day: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.

  • Anyone who is ill or has a personal or family emergency must contact Student Affairs and the Attending on Service.
  • Students are allowed to take off up to 1 day per week to interview between November 1 and February 1.
    • Specific days missed must be approved by the Attending on Service.

Number of students per rotation: 2

Course Description: Students will be involved in the diagnosis, management and treatment of patients referred to the Interventional Radiology service. Students will participate in interventional procedures, film interpretation, consultations and daily rounds.

Goals:

  • obtain understanding of indications and contraindications for common interventional procedures, including: lower extremity arteriography, renal angiography, chemo embolization, venous access procedures, TIPS and others;
  • gain knowledge of arterial and venous anatomy important to interventional radiology;
  • know how to perform pre-procedure evaluations for most common procedures;
  • know indications and contra-indications to common procedures;
  • learn to perform basic vascular access procedures under direct supervision of an angiography attending (4 week rotation only);
  • participate in the post-procedure management issues on daily rounds.

Objectives:

  • observe and assist in a wide variety of procedures;
  • attend vascular and interventional conferences;
  • prepare and present a case observed during the rotation (4 week rotation only);
  • recite indications for common procedures;
  • experience pre-procedure evaluations and post-procedure rounding.
     

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