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NEURORADIOLOGY & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

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Dr.Navin Mulimani M.D (Radio diagnosis) D.M (Neuroradiology & Interventional Radiology) has joined as consultant & Associate Professor in department of radio diagnosis at KLES Dr.Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC, Belagavi. He did his MD. (Radio diagnosis)  from Kasturba Medical Collage,Manipal & on completion continued to work as Assistant Professor is the same institute for about 2 Years. Later he went to purse his superspeciality course of D.M (Neuroradiology & Interventional Radiology) from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Before  joining KLES Dr.Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC, Belagavi He Worked as an Assistant Professor in Department of Neuro radiology & Interventional Radiology at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Ramachandra University, Chennai for period of 2 ½ Years and also had short Nero interventional Skill Enchantment training at hospital Neurological , Lyon France.
His expertise include minimally invasive endovascular Management of Intracranial Aneurysms Arteriovenous malformations of Brain & Spinal cord, carotid & intracranial stenting , Acute Ischemic stroke Management, Aortic stenting for large Aortic aneurysm & dissections, chemo & radio embolization of hepatic tumors, embolization of traumatic pseudo aneurysms, artery embolization’s, angioplasty & stenting for peripheral  vascular disease , Laser ablations of varicose  veins & incompetent perforators . These endovascular procedures can allow treatment of previously untreatable or difficult lesions with early recovery, and minimal hospital stay. Dr.Navin Mulimani is available for consultation between 8am to 5pm at KLES Dr.Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Center & on call 24x7 for emergency cases.

The Division of Neuro Endovascular & Interventional Radiology which is an essential part of the Department of Radio diagnosis provides compressive diagnostic imaging and interventional services, trains the next generation of subspecialty radiologists, and carries out research that advances the state of the art in medical imaging and novel interventional procedures.

Catering to need of people & Patients of north Karnataka, Goa & south Maharashtra we provide a comprehensive range of services using the latest imaging technology to diagnose and treat patients at all stage of care.

Equipped with the “state of the art” machinery - Siemens 64 slice CT, Siemens 1.5T 32 channel MRI, Single plane Philips FD 10 Cath lab, High end ultrasound machine & Endovenous Laser machine, the department takes pride in being one of the very few dedicated center of Nero & Peripheral Endovascular Surgery in the Karnataka which performs its own diagnostic test and carries out interventional management of the patients.

The Division  of Neuro Endovascular & Interventional Radiology conducts its own OPD (Out Patient Department) and IPD (In Patient Department)services OPD is conduct in Room no – 1 and Room no – 84 where patients undergo detailed evaluation for neurovascular , Aortic Peripheral arterial & venous disease and / or referred patients  for nonvascular interventional procedures. Patients who come with complaints of gangrene, pain on walking, non-healing wounds  & ulcer ,leg swelling, varicose veins ,pain in legs ,ulcer, stroke or paralysis and limb threatening trauma undergo detailed evaluation using “state of the Art” equipotent in a non-invasive lab by a group of specialist interventional Radiologists who deceits blockage in the arteries and also predicts future blockages. Round the clock, 24x7 emergency services for emergency procedures are also provided by the department.

The division provides overall management of all neurovascular & Peripheral vascular disease and also arranges medical & public awareness lectures, camps and seminars for various medical associations, NGOs and corporate house to increase the awareness of this new super – specialty

NEURO ENDOVASCULAR AND INTERVANTIONAL RADIOLOGICAL PROCEDURES

  • Neuro endovascular Interventional Embolisations

Aneurysms

AVMs

VOGM (Vein of Galen Malformations)

Non Gaelic AV Fistulas

Dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF)

Carotid – cavernous fistula (CCF)

Spinal Vascular Malformation.

Craniofacial Vascular malformation

HNF Tumors

Spinal tumors

Epistaxis

Post traumatic arteriovenous fistula

Traumatic arterial Injuries

  • Acute stroke Thrombolysis using mechanical stent retrievers and Aspiration Systems.
  • Carotid & Intracranial stenting
  • Endovascular Treatment of Vasospasm

Nimodipine infusion

Balloon Angioplasty

  • Endovascular Blood sampling from

Inferior petrosal sinus and cavernous sinus

  • Miscellaneous Endovascular procedure

Super selective Chemotherapy of brain tumors

Temporary Balloon occlusion test of the internal carotid artery

Direct percutaneous glue injection in tumors.

Peripheral Endovascular and Intervention Radiological Procedures

  • Arterial and venous endovascular Percutaneous Transluminal non – coronary angioplasty and /or stenting.
  • Endovascular Thrombolysis

Peripheral vascular occlusion

Acute thromboembolism

Vascular graft occlusion

  • Aortic stenting for aortic dissections & aneurysms
  • Endovascular Embolization

Peripheral aneurysm embolization

Peripheral AVM embolization

Peripheral AVM /AVF embolization

Hemoptysis

Gastro intestinal bleeding

Epistaxis

Uterine artery embolization

Testicular Vein embolization varicoceles

Ovarian Vein embolization

Acute hematuria due to disease process or post nephrostomy

Aortopulmonary collaterals before or after surgery for congenital heart disease

  • Endovascular Peripheral AVF Closure

Stent Graft Placements

  • Endovascular venous Procedures

Superior Vena caval venoplasty and stenting

Inferior Vena cava venoplasty and stenting

Inferior Vena cava filter placement for deep vein thrombosis

Varicose vein ablation using laser or radio frequency.

Non – vascular Intervention 

  • Musculoskeletal procedure and Backache Management

Percutaneous vertebroplasty

Steroid injection for painful facet joint

  • Laser & RFA Assisted Nonvascular intervention

Percutaneous laser ablation of varicose veins and incompetent perforates.

RFA ablation of osteoid osteoma, tumors of liver, kidney & other organs.

  • Trachea Bronchial Procedure’s

Tracheal stenting

Biopsy of lung, mediastinum and chest wall.

Bronchoscopy assisted closure of bronchopleural fistulas.

  • Miscellaneous Procedures

PTBD, bilioplasty with stenting.

Abscess drainage

Retrieval of foreign bodies

Biopsy of abdominal lesion

CT/US guided aspiration

CT/US guided needle biopsy

  • Emergency Procedures

Acute tumor bleeding

Acute epistaxis

Posttraumatic facial or nasal bleeding

Carotid and vertebral injury embolization

Acute gastrointestinal    bleeding

Embolization of acute hematuria

Embolization of primary or secondary postpartum bleeding

Embolization acute bleeding from gynecological Malignancy

Embolization acute Mesenteric Ischemia

Embolization acute bleeding from Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma

Embolization of Aortopulmonary collaterals in emergency for continental heart disease