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Paediatric interventional radiology

Minimally invasive treatments for children

A range of procedures that are guided by images from X-ray fluoroscopys, ultrasound, CT and MRI scans.

Overview

Paediatric interventional radiology uses imaging techniques such as X-ray fluoroscopys, ultrasound, CT and MRI scans to carry out highly targeted treatments or diagnose a variety of conditions in children. Most treatments are minimally invasive alternatives to open or keyhole surgery. They're therefore more comfortable for your child and it shouldn't take them as long to recover. Paediatric interventional radiology is most commonly used to treat birthmarks and vascular conditions. The techniques we use most often are sclerotherapy (injecting a solution into the blood vessel), embolisation (blocking the blood vessel) and endovenous laser ablation or EVLA (a type of laser treatment). To give your child the best treatment, we work closely with consultants from other specialties.

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Our consultants

Our paediatric consultants are leaders in their fields, specialising in common as well complex conditions, including developmental disorders and cancer.

Our facilities

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

  • The Portland Hospital Facility

    The Portland Hospital

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street

    London

    W1W 5AH

    Children's enquiries 020 7390 8020
    Maternity enquiries 020 7390 6068
    Gynaecology enquiries 020 7390 6200

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    The Wellington Hospital

    Wellington Place

    London NW8 9LE

    Appointments 0207 483 5148
    Enquiries 020 3131 7478

  • Wellington-south-hero-facility-582-582

    The Wellington Hospital

    Wellington Place

    London NW8 9LE

    Appointments 0207 483 5148
    Enquiries 020 3131 7478

Request an appointment with a paediatric specialist

To request an appointment, call The Portland Hospital's paediatric unit on the number below. 

020 3918 6525
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