Minimally Invasive Treatments, and Supporting Services Avaialble

  • CT & Ultrasound guided biopsies
  • Trans Arterial Chemo infusion
  • Cryoblation of tumors
  • Placement/Removals of Tunneled Pleural Peritoneal drainage catheters
  • Mediport Placement/Removals

• Ablation of Lung and Renal
• Bone Marrow biopsies and aspirations
• Chemo embolization’s
• Microwave
• Mediport insertion and removals
• TACE
• Y-90

Y-90

What is Y-90?

Y-90 is a targeted treatment for liver tumors that delivers millions of tiny radioactive beads to the liver tumor via Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)

Am I a candidate?

Patients who have known liver tumors that can’t be removed by surgery, and either the liver is the only site of disease, or the liver is the major site of the disease.

How is this beneficial?

Shrinks tumors more than traditional chemotherapy
Increases time to progression
Downsize tumors for liver resection

Workflow Phases

Phase 1: Pretreatment & Phase Assessment
Phase 2: Imaging and screening evaluation
Phase 3: Treatment Planning
Phase 4: Treatment

What to expect?

60-to-90-minute procedure done in an outpatient setting
No overnight stay
#1 side effect is nausea
Mild fever for about a week
Fatigue that could last several weeks

Mediport

What is a Mediport?

A port is a small medical appliance that is installed beneath the skin. A catheter connects the port to a vein. Under the skin, the port has a septum through which drugs can be injected and blood samples can be drawn.

How do I prepare for my procedure?

Let us know in advanced what medications you are taking. No food or drink 6 to 8 hours prior to surgery, unless its clear liquids. Please arrange transportation for after your procedure. Wear comfortable clothing that can easily be removed

What should I expect after my procedure?

You will experience some bruising, swelling, and tenderness to the area the Mediport was placed. These symptoms will usually go away within 5 to 7 days. You may take Advil, or Tylenol for pain relief.

Bone Marrow Biopsy

bone marrow biopsy

What is a bone marrow biopsy?

A bone marrow biopsy is a procedure where a small sample of marrow is taken from your bone for testing.

How do I prepare for my procedure?

It is important that you let us know in advanced what medications you are taking
No food or drink 6 to 8 hours prior to surgery, unless it is clear liquids
Please arrange transportation for after your procedure
Where comfortable clothing that can easily be removed

What should I expect after my procedure?

You may feel tenderness to the site of the biopsy for a couple of days. Pain relievers, and ice packs will help with discomfort.

Trans-Arterial Chemoembolization (TACE)

What is a TACE procedure?

A procedure that delivers chemotherapy and embolizing materials directly into the blood vessel feeding a malignant tumor.

How do I prepare?

Let us know in advance what medications you are taking
No food or drink after midnight before your procedure
Plan to stay overnight in the hospital after your treatment.

What should I expect after my procedure?

You will stay in the hospital during, and after your procedure for a few days. Patients may also experience tiredness, and fever for a couple of weeks.

chemo embolization

What Our Patients Have to Say…

My experience with Dr.Couvillon and his team was very positive. I was nervous and apprehensive about my UFE procedure but Dr.Couvillon and his entire team have the medical knowledge and people skills that put my uneasiness to rest quickly. I would recommend this practice to my friends and family. I’m grateful for such a positive medical experience with this facility

03/2021- Patient

I had an appointment with this facility. I have never, ever, met a more friendly or more personable group of professionals in my long life.  It was a really great medical appointment

06/29/2021 David

Everyone is very kind.  Pleasant experience!  I will be back.

04/2021

Winchester Radiologists IR Clinic Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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