Interventional Radiologists Perez Lozada and Marino Create First Endovascular Fistula in Connecticut
Juan Carlos Perez Lozada, MD, and Angelo G. Marino, DO, are the first physicians to perform a minimally invasive procedure to create an AV fistula in Connecticut. The procedure will give patients with kidney failure better medical results and quality of life while they undergo dialysis, Perez Lozada and Marino said.
New Treatment to Remove Clots Offers Dramatic Results
A new interventional radiology procedure to treat blood clots does not require the use of thrombolytic agents – clot-busting medicines that can result in bleeding elsewhere in the body. This expands the ability to treat older patients, or patients with other medical issues who are at a higher risk for bleeding.
Yale Establishes Tanzania Interventional Radiology Initiative
When Frank Minja, MD, traveled to his native country of Tanzania, East Africa in 2014 to help improve radiology services at the Muhimbili National Hospital campus in Dar es Salaam, he knew the task would be complex and demanding. Minja, an assistant professor of neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at Yale School of Medicine, recently returned to Tanzania with a team from Yale and other institutions to establish the Tanzania Interventional Radiology Initiative.
Krishnan and Gunabushanam Win 2018 American Society of Nephrology Innovations in Kidney Education Contest
Namrata Krishnan, MD, assistant professor of medicine (nephrology), and Gowthaman Gunabushanam, MD, associate professor of radiology and biomedical imaging won the 2018 American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Innovations in Kidney Education Contest for their interactive teaching module on hemodialysis access.