Interventional Radiology

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Interventional radiology (abbreviated to IR or VIR for Vascular and Interventional Radiology) is a medical subspecialty of radiology that uses minimally invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in nearly every organ system including, but not limited to vascular, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, genitourinary, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, and the central nervous system.

The concept behind interventional radiology is to diagnose and treat patients using the least invasive techniques available to minimise risk, improve health outcomes and overall recovery time.

If you will be receiving intravenous sedation, it is important that you do not eat or drink anything after midnight prior to the exam. Any medications can still be taken with only a small amount of water. Otherwise no special preparation is required.

When booking your procedure, a specialist will explain all preparation required prior to the examination and also what time you will be required to arrive.

On the day of the procedure you will also have the opportunity to talk to your Qscan Radiologist about the preparation details before your procedure and also the details post the procedure. After the procedure you will also be brought into a recovery room for observation and if you are going home afterwards, discharge instructions will be given to you.

The technologist will position you on the exam table, usually lying flat on your back. They may place monitors on you to measure your blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen level. They may also place an intravenous (IV) in your arm for medications and if a sedative or anesthesic is planned, you will be sedated for the procedure.  The technologist will be available for you to ask any questions prior and after the procedure too.

The duration of an interventional radiology procedure will vary depending what procedure is required. The Qscan Customer Service Team will advise you of the duration for your procedure at the time of booking your appointment.

The cost of your Interventional procedure varies according to your medical requirements. For further clarification on expected costs associated with your examination, please call one of our friendly Qscan staff.

Images obtained from your scan are digitally recorded. At Qscan, a subspecialty trained Radiologist interprets the images obtained and provides a report for your doctor within 24 hours.

Reports and images will be available electronically via the patient app and web portal after your examination. If required, films are available for collection or delivery to your referring practitioner.

At Qscan our doctors are very experienced with these types of injections. For your injection we will use Dexamethasone , which is safe to inject around nerves and the spine.

Qscan provides the added assurance of performing these procedures under CT guidance, which confirms the position of the needle before injecting. All Qscan patients are consented by a clinical staff member prior to agreeing to have the procedure. Consent involves discussing the procedure and associated risks.

Locations Available

Annerley

07 3357 0388

Burleigh Waters

07 5587 6333

Carindale

07 3873 7800

Cleveland

07 3821 1766

Everton Park

07 3355 4422

Mater Private Clinic

07 3357 0361

Parkwood

07 5631 7200

Mermaid Waters

07 5526 6500

Nerang

07 5554 7070

Redcliffe

07 3357 0922

Southport

07 5503 3433

Windsor

07 3357 0333

Robina

07 5587 6363

Robina

Qscan Radiology Clinics Robina, Robina, Queensland, Australia

07 5587 6363

07 5578 7240

X-ray,General Ultrasound,Dental Imaging and OPG,Computed Tomography (CT),Nuclear Medicine,Interventional Radiology,Sports Imaging,Workcover

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Nerang

3/12 Ferry Street, Nerang, Queensland, Australia

07 5554 7070

07 5527 4045

X-ray,General Ultrasound,Dental Imaging and OPG,Computed Tomography (CT),Sports Imaging,Interventional Procedures,Workcover

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Carindale

2 Millennium Boulevard, Carindale, Queensland, Australia

07 3873 7800

07 3395 3184

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Ultrasound,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG,Nuclear Medicine,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Cleveland

177 Bloomfield Street, Cleveland, Queensland, Australia

07 3821 1766

07 3821 1100

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Sports Imaging,Workcover,Ultrasound,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Mater Private Clinic

Mater Private Clinic, Stanley Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

07 3357 0361

07 3010 5791

X-ray,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Nuclear Medicine,Computed Tomography (CT),Ultrasound,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Interventional Radiology

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Victoria Point

1 Bunker Road, Victoria Point, QLD, 4165, Australia

07 3207 0511

07 3207 0922

X-ray,Workcover,Ultrasound,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Annerley

Qscan, Ipswich Road, Annerley, Queensland, Australia

07 3357 0388

07 3357 0380

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Nuclear Medicine,Sports Imaging,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Mammography,Bone Mineral Densitometry,Workcover,Ultrasound,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Aspley

Shop 4, 1368 Gympie Road, Aspley, Queensland Australia

07 3863 3907

07 3863 2358

X-ray,Ultrasound,Workcover,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Everton Park

456 South Pine Road, Everton Park, Queensland, Australia

07 3355 4422

07 3355 4943

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Sports Imaging,Workcover,Ultrasound,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Redcliffe

6 Silvyn Street, Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia

07 3357 0922

07 3283 4277

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Nuclear Medicine,Ultrasound,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Interventional Radiology,Bone Mineral Densitometry,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Toowong

Shop 2, 530 Milton Road, Toowong, Queensland, Australia

07 3870 5511

07 3371 6814

X-ray,Workcover,Ultrasound,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Windsor

142 Newmarket Road, Windsor, Queensland, Australia

07 3357 0333

07 3357 0300

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Nuclear Medicine,Ultrasound,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Sports Imaging,Bone Mineral Densitometry,Workcover,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Burleigh Waters

Gold Coast, 2 Classic Way, Burleigh Waters, Queensland, Australia

07 5587 6333

07 5587 6344

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Ultrasound,Bone Mineral Densitometry,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Dental Imaging and OPG,Interventional Radiology

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Mermaid Waters

Q Super Centre, Mermaid Waters, Queensland, Australia

07 5526 6500

07 5526 1764

X-ray,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Computed Tomography (CT),Ultrasound,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Southport

Pacific Private Clinic, 123 Nerang Street, Southport, Queensland

07 5503 3433

07 5503 3444

X-ray,Nuclear Medicine,Computed Tomography (CT),Sports Imaging,PET/CT,Workcover,Ultrasound,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG,EOS Spinal and Body Imaging

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Parkwood

Parkwood Village, 76-122 Napper Rd, Parkwood, QLD, 4214, Australia

07 5631 7200

07 5631 7222

X-ray,General Ultrasound,Vascular Ultrasound,Nuchal Translucency,CT scan,Bone Mineral Densitometry,MRI scan,Interventional Radiology,Sports Imaging,Workcover,DXA Body Composition Scan

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