Vascular and Interventional Radiology, The Requisites

Vascular and Interventional Radiology

The Requisites

By John A. Kaufman, MD, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; and Michael J. Lee, MD, Department of Radiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland


Part 1: Vascular Radiology

I. Vascular Imaging Techniques A. Angiography B. MR angiography C. CT angiography D. Ultrasound
II. Vascular Pathology: General Principles A. Atherosclerosis B. Trauma C. Inflammatory D. Neoplasm E. Inherited F. Entrapment/impingement syndromes G. Arterial embolism H. Venous thromboembolism

III. Lower extremity and pelvis A. Arteries B. Veins C. Lymphatics

IV. Abdomen A. Abdominal aorta B. Visceral arteries C. Renal arteries and veins D. Inferior vena cava E. Portal venous system

V. Thorax A. Thoracic aorta B. Pulmonary arteries C. Pulmonary veins

VI. Great Vessels A. Upper extremity arteries B. Upper extremity veins C. Extracranial carotid artery

Part 2: Interventional Radiology

VII. Basic Techniques A. Aspiration/biopsy B. Drainage C. Stents D. Ablation

VIII. Vascular Interventional Techniques A. Recanalization B. Embolization C. Compression of pseudoaneurysms D. Repositioning/retrieval foreign bodies E. Venous access

IX. Abdomen: Biliary A. Biliary drainage/stents B. Biliary stricture dilatation C. Percutaneous cholecystrostomy/ cholecystolithotomy

X. Abdomen: GU and Reproductive A. Nephrostomy/ureteral stents B. Cystostomy C. Prostate biopsy/ablation D. Renal biopsy E. Fallopian tube recanalization/occlusion

XI. Abdomen: Gastrointestinal A. Gastrostomy/gastrojejeunostomy B. GI stricture dilatation/stenting

XII. Abdomen: Biopsy/Drainage A. Intra-abdominal B. Pelvic C. Retroperitoneum

XIII. Cervicothoracic Biopsy A. Lung B. Mediastinum C. Pleura D. Neck E. Breast

XIV. Thoracic: Drainage A. Pleural B. Lung C. Mediastinum