Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Patient Care - Endovascular Center

Patient Care - Endovascular Center

Houston Methodist Hospital Endovascular department was established in response to the growing class of minimally invasive treatments of vascular and non-vascular disease. Through bringing together experts in NeuroRadiology, Interventional Radiology and Orthopedics with state-of-the-art technology, the Endovascular Center offers the best patient care in a single treatment facility.

The Endovascular Center has a 33-bed admission/observation/discharge (AOD) unit, which processes and evaluates all patients undergoing myelography, interventional vascular and biopsy procedures. A 12-bed level one post-anesthesia care unit is included in the AOD unit for patients recovering from procedures requiring general anesthesia.

The department is divided into two specialty areas:

  • Cardiovascular Radiology/Neuroradiology and the Vascular Access Team (VAT)
  • Endovascular Neuroradiology

Cardiovascular Radiology utilizes fluoroscopy guided diagnostic and interventional procedures in all areas of the body except for the brain and spine. These procedures include but are not limited to:

  • Aortic Endographs
  • Arteriography and venography with angioplasty and stenting
  • Tumor Embolization (including Uterine Fibroids)
  • Venous access including Hemodialysis Catheter Placement
  • TIPS Procedures
  • Visceral Interventions
  • Nephrostomy
  • Biliary Drainage Procedures

Houston Methodist’s Endovascular Neuroradiology department specializes in angiography and minimally invasive procedures of the brain, head, neck and spine. These procedures include but are not limited to:

  • Cerebral angiography
  • Endovascular treatment of aneurysms
  • Endovascular treatment of AVM/AV fistulas
  • Intracranial stenting
  • Carotid stenting
  • Spinal angiographs
  • Spinal embolizations
  • Petrosal Sinus Sampling
  • WADA Procedures
  • Tumor Embolizations
  • Vertebrosplasty
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Myelogram*
  • Facet blocks
  • Epidural spinal injection
  • Neuro-root block*
  • Spinal Pain Management*
  • Lumbar puncture*

*Appointments must be made through Central Scheduling: 713-394-6500.

 

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