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Pertaining to an overt act or process intended to alter or prevent some event or outcome.
[L. intervenio, to come between]
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(int?er-ven'shon) [L. interventio, a coming between, giving of security]
1. An action taken to modify an effect.
2. An invasive procedure, e.g., the insertion of catheters or other devices into the body. Particular interventions are listed under the first word. See: e.g., early intervention; life-sustaining intervention; nursing interventioninterventional (int?er-ven'shon-al), adjective
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Key players in the Interventional Oncology markets include Market are BTG plc , Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Terumo, Merit Medical, Sirtex, AngioDynamics, Ethicon, Teleflex , Cook Medical, HealthTronics, MedWaves Medical, Sanarus, IMBiotechnologies, Trod Medical, IceCure Medical, Mermaid Medicals, Interface Biomaterials BV, Guerbet, ABK Biomedical, Shape Memory Medical, Endo Shape, Monteris Medical, Instylla, and Trisalus Lifesciences.
We are trying to cooperate with Pakistan Society of Interventional Cardiology.
To determine an efficient and sustainable way to expand access to thrombectomy, researchers from Johns Hopkins University developed an interventional radiology stroke team at Suburban Hospital, a community hospital in Montgomery County, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C.
Early interventional embolization aims at blocking tumor cavity as early as possible and keeping cavity of aneurysma out of blood circulation of body.
They bring together those working in related fields to improve the level of clinical practice and research regarding cardiovascular and interventional radiology.
During the procedure, the interventional cardiologist sits at a radiation- shielded workstation to advance guide catheters, stents, and guidewires with millimeter-by-millimeter precision.
A total of 13 fellows were awarded certificates for successfully completing post-fellowship training in the sub-speciality of interventional cardiology.
Interventional cardiology is a branch of cardiology that deals specifically with the catheter based treatment of structural heart diseases and the Interventional Cardiac Unit at PNS SHIFA is the first unit of its nature in southern region circle of Armed Forces of Pakistan and will provide state of the art cardiac facilities to the personnel of Armed Forces and Civil populace of the area.
The appropriate name for the IR discipline has been discussed for a long time, as the current name, IR, is difficult for the public to learn and barely shows its value in treatment.[sup][5] According to our investigation, we found that interventional department is the most widely used name for IR departments in China.
Growing growing obese and ageing population, technological developments in the interventional neurology market is expected to be the major driving factors for this market.
Objectives: To evaluate the level of knowledge and interest in Interventional Radiology (IR) among medical students at a Pakistani Medical Institution.

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