Interventional Radiology

Interventional Radiology is a sub-specialty of radiology that uses image-guided keyhole surgery & other minimally-invasive procedures to diagnose & treat a wide variety of conditions.
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Vascular Anomalies

The term 'vascular anomalies' embraces a very broad collection of conditions including port wine stains, haemangiomas and more complex vascular malformations.
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Academic Profile

Alex publishes widely in the scientific literature in addition to to regularly presenting new research and invited lectures at medical and scientific conferences.
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Alex Barnacle
Consultant Paediatric Interventional Radiologist

Alex Barnacle has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) since 2003.

She says: “I specialise in interventional radiology, which involves image-guided keyhole surgery and other minimally-invasive procedures which are used to diagnose or treat a wide variety of conditions in children.

I have a special interest in working with children who have complex birthmarks or vascular malformations, providing children and families with prompt imaging and diagnosis and then planning expert treatment to help with various aspects of their care.”