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Interventional radiology (IR) plays a key role in diagnosing and providing therapy to a wide range of gastrointestinal pathology. Different imaging modalities including radiographs, ultrasound, computed tomography, and nuclear medicine scans are utilized to evaluate for the clinical concern in question and use the imaging to guide various interventional techniques.
KeywordsAcute cholecystitis Cholecystostomy Biliary tree GI bleeding Abscess HIDA scan
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