Vascular Interventional Training
Catheter-based techniques and training will occur in dedicated angiography suites in both interventional radiology and the OR (hybrid suite), by vascular surgery faculty.
Procedure complexity will be commensurate with level of training, so that:
- PGY-1 residents perform primarily diagnostic arteriography and venography
- PGY-2 residents perform basic interventional procedures
- PGY-3 and -4 residents perform more complex intervention
- PGY-5 chief residents perform the most complex interventions, such as carotid stenting, and have opportunity to instruct junior residents in basic procedures.
*Note also that a considerable volume of hybrid interventional and open procedures occur during inpatient rotations as well.