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Vascular & Interventional

Minimally Invasive Procedures. Maximal Results.

There are many reasons why the region's top physicians recommend Fairfax Vascular Center for their patients' procedures. Fairfax Vascular Center offers a broad range of minimally invasive procedures that are performed by our board-certified Interventional Radiologists on an outpatient basis. Unlike traditional open surgeries, these procedures often result in less pain, less recovery time and a quicker return to your normal activities.

Click on any of the links below to learn more about many of the procedures performed at Fairfax Vascular Center. In addition, our Interventional Radiologists provide specialized services in the hospital setting. Call 703.698.4475 to learn more.

List of Procedures in this Category

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.

Central Venous Access Catheters (CVAC)

A small tube that is inserted beneath your skin to quickly and easily allow physicians or nurses to draw your blood or give you medication or nutrients.

Paracentesis

A minimally invasive procedure that uses a catheter and a drainage tube to remove excess fluid from the abdomen.

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.

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.

Fistulagram

A procedure that uses a special X-ray to help identify narrowed or blocked blood vessels in the fistula for patients on dialysis.

Thoracentesis

A minimally invasive procedure that uses a catheter and a drainage tube to remove excess fluid from the lungs.

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.