Interventional Techniques in the Adult Thorax

  • D. Vorwerk


Interventional radiology in the thorax is widespread. Although most people associate the practice with nonvascular interventions, such as lung biopsy, in fact, a huge variety of different nonvascular and vascular interventions are performed within thoracic structures (Tables 1, 2), and more, such as radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors, will probably come into the field. In the following, some of the most essential interventions are discussed.


Breast Biopsy Vascular Intervention Bronchial Artery Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Percutaneous Lung Biopsy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Vorwerk
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyKlinikum IngolstadtIngolstadtGermany

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