DMI 222 - Angiographic/Interventional Procedures
This course introduces students to arteriography and venography of the cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and extremities to include clinical indications, patient care, contrast media, positioning and procedural methods for examination. Interventional procedures such as angioplasty, shunts, thrombolysis, embolization and atherectomy are detailed. Students will learn about the invasive diagnostic procedures of the central nervous system, salivary glands, reproductive system and joints. They will also gain a knowledge of ultrasound’s historical development, production of sound waves and clinical applications.