Frequently Asked Questions
What is interventional radiology?
Interventional radiology is a test which allows doctors/radiologist to view the blood vessels in various parts of the body to look for abnormalities.
How long do I have to stay at the hospital?
This depends on the procedure you're having done. It you look under the specific test, you'll get a better idea of the length of the procedure.
Does the test take long?
Each test varies in length. Refer to specific test for length of stay.
Can I go home alone?
You will be advised of this at the time of your appointment.
Can I drive myself?
As long as you haven't had any pain medication or an arterial (angiogram) puncture, then yes, you can drive yourself.
Do I have to stop my medications on the day of the test?
When your appointment is booked, you will be informed which medication needs to be stopped.