Fairfax Vascular Center Address 8505 Arlington Boulevard Suite 400 Fairfax, VA 22031 United States Tel: 703.698.4475 Fax: 703.573.4237 Get Directions Office Hours Monday – Friday 7:00am – 5:00pm Procedures Offered Angiography A procedure that uses a contrast material and special X-rays to view how blood flows through the arteries and determine if any arteries are narrowed or blocked. Angioplasty/Vascular Stenting A minimally invasive procedure that uses a special X-ray to guide a balloon-tipped catheter into an artery and inflate it to open up the blood vessel. Fistulagram A procedure that uses a special X-ray to help identify narrowed or blocked blood vessels in the fistula for patients on dialysis. Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters A filter that is placed in the Inferior Vena Cava to trap any clot fragments, preventing them from traveling to the heart and lungs. Kyphoplasty A procedure that uses image-guidance and a hollow needle to open up space in fractured vertebra and fill it with a cement mixture to fuse and strengthen the bones. Paracentesis A minimally invasive procedure that uses a catheter and a drainage tube to remove excess fluid from the abdomen. Thoracentesis A minimally invasive procedure that uses a catheter and a drainage tube to remove excess fluid from the lungs. Microphlebectomy A minimally invasive procedure that accesses varicose veins directly using tiny incisions in the skin.