Glossary

Interventional radiologist

An Interventional Radiologist (IR) uses a range of techniques which rely on the use of radiological image guidance (X-ray fluoroscopy, ultrasound, computed tomography [CT] or magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]) to precisely target therapy or perform a diagnostic procedure. In patients with primary aldosteronism, an interventional radiologist performs adrenal venous sampling (AVS) to determine whether a single adrenal gland or both glands are producing excess aldosterone.

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The Primary Aldosteronism Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) public charity. Donations are tax deductible in the US.