Neurointerventional radiology uses minimally invasive technologies to treat vascular conditions involving the central nervous system – the brain, spinal cord, head and neck. Radiologists in the UCSF Neurointerventional Radiology Clinic work with specialists in head and neck surgery, neurology, neurosurgery and radiation oncology. Some of the conditions treated include aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and stroke, as well as fractured vertebrae.
To obtain a copy of your radiology images and reports, please contact Medical Records.
Doctor referral required
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Infliximab Therapy for Dolichoectactic Vertebrobasilar Aneurysms
Our primary outcome for assessing the effectiveness of the infliximab treatment will be the reduction in aneurysm volume over the treatment course based on the 0 and 12 month MR scans. DVB aneurysm volume will be assessed by revie...
Case Management and Social Work
Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class
This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.
Neurology Support Groups
The UCSF Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Support Group encourages all patients with these blood vessel disorders to join. Find more info here.
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Spiritual Care Services
Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.
Plan your visit
What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.
UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.
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Your Doctor Visit
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Interventional Radiology Clinic
505 Parnassus Ave., Room M-361
San Francisco, CA 94143
Precision Spine and Peripheral Nerve Center
185 Berry St., Lobby 6
San Francisco, CA 94107
Peripheral Nerve Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Our research initiatives
UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research
The UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is home to many state-of-the-art research labs, all working to use imaging technologies to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of disease.