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Interventional Radiology Procedure Rooms

OHSU Hospital

The Dotter Interventional Institute is made up of the clinical facilities in OHSU and Veterans Hospitals and the Charles Dotter Memorial Laboratory. Presently, the Dotter Interventional Institute occupies approximately 5,268 square feet in the "A" wing of the 11th floor of Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital. Located within this space are five interventional procedure suites. Three are for interventional radiology procedures.

Interventional room at OHSU hospital with Siemens Axiom Artis system.
  • Siemens Axiom Artis, installed with a flat panel image intensifier digital imaging system with neuro 3-D capability. Installed in 2004 with Dyna CT capability added in 2009
  • Siemens Axiom Artis digital imaging system with 3-D capability. Installed in 2004
  • OEC Series 9800 Mobile Digital Imaging system, installed in 2001

Ancillary equipment in these suites include a dedicated vascular access ultrasound, higher-power ultrasound machine for combined sonographic/fluoroscopic procedures and an intravascular ultrasound unit.

In addition to these interventional suites, faculty and administrative offices, a conference room, a neurointerventional reading area, a patient holding room, and supply/equipment storage are located in this space. A 21 bed interventional recovery unit is located on the 11th floor, C-wing immediately adjacent to the interventional radiology suites. The interventional recovery unit is shared with cardiology and diagnostic radiology.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Hospital

The Dotter Institute staff provides Interventional Radiology and Interventional Neuroradiology services at the Portland Veteran Affairs Medical Center (PVAMC). The PVAMC has two separate angiographic suites located within the Department of Diagnostic Radiology.

  • Toshiba V1-VB/3D Biplane Angiographic system, installed in 2007
  • Toshiba Vf-i/SP Floor mounted Multi-Access Vascular Angiography system, installed in 2009

In addition to the angiographic procedural suites, there is faculty office space, a conference room equipped with PACS system and 3D Terrarecon workstation, a small technologist lounge, and storage area. There is also a separate patient holding/small procedure room adjacent to the angiographic suites with patient monitoring equipment and computer access.