IVC Filters: What You Need to Know Thursday, October 27, 2016
UCLA interventional radiologist John Moriarty, MD discusses IVC filters—small metal cages placed into the veins to prevent blood clots from traveling to the heart and lungs. He will discuss finer points about IVC filters and recommend when they should be placed and removed.
Treatment of Painful Spinal Metastases with Radiofrequency Energy June 16, 2016
UCLA interventional radiologist J. Pablo Villablanca, MD, introduced a minimally invasive, image-guided outpatient procedure for the treatment of chemotherapy and radiotherapy resistant metastases to the spine. Video will be available soon. Please check back.
Deep Vein Thrombosis: Blood clots and the New Ways to Remove Them February 18, 2016
UCLA interventional radiologist John Moriarty, MD discusses new, minimally invasive, effective ways to remove blood clots quickly. Blood clots in the legs are a common and potentially very serious problem that can cause leg swelling, varicose veins, ulcers and even death. About John Moriarty, MD Dr. Dr. Moriarty obtained his medical degree from University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland, where he graduated with First Class Honours (Summa Cum Laude) in both Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Moriarty completed his radiology residency at the Mater Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident and received the Radiologic Society of Ireland Gold Medal in 2007, prior to becoming a fellow of the Faculty of Radiologists in 2008. Dr. Moriarty moved to UCLA in 2009 where he completed fellowships in Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular Imaging. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Moriarty accepted a faculty position at UCLA. There he devotes his time to interventional radiology and cardiovascular radiology, with a focus on arterial and venous disease therapeutics, advanced imaging, AVMs, dialysis interventions, and embolization.