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Procedural Suites for Neurointerventions

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 two suites for neurointerventional procedures.

Philips Allura Xper FD20, Biplane with CT capability.
  • Philips Allura Xper FD20, Biplane with CT capability, installed in 2008
  • Philips Integris BV 5000, Biplane Neuro and Vascular System, installed in 1999

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 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.