Interventional Neuroradiology

Interventional Neuroradiology is an evolving specialty for minimally-invasive percutaneous and endovascular treatment of brain and spine diseases. Using advanced cross-sectional and three dimensional imaging, these procedures show great promise for improved diagnosis and clinical outcomes. The endovascular procedures are performed at Huntington Hospital, in a dedicated biplane neuroangiography lab equipped with rotational angiography and 3D reconstruction software. In a collaborative relationship with other disciplines, we have full anesthesia support on a daily basis for elective and emergency procedures. Stroke neurologists are actively engaged in the management of ischemic stroke patients. We have access to the most modern neurological prosthetic implants (coils, stents, particulate, and liquid embolic materials) and disposable equipment (microcatheters, micro guidewires, and retrievers).

Commonly Treated Diseases

  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Brain arteriovenous malformations
  • Dural arteriovenous fistulas
  • Acute ischemic stroke
  • Intra-cranial tumors (e.g. meningioma, hemangioblastoma)
  • Epistaxis
  • Intracranial and extra-cranial atherosclerotic stenosis
  • Traumatic carotid and vertebral artery injury
  • Osteoporotic and neoplastic spinal insufficiency fractures
  • Cutaneous vascular anomalies (e.g. venous malformations, lymphatic malformations, hemangiomas)

Common Neurointerventional Radiology Procedures

  • Cerebral aneurysm coiling
  • Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting
  • Dural and Spinal arterio-venous fistula embolizations
  • Diagnostic catheter cerebral angiograms
  • Embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformations
  • Pre-operative and palliative tumor embolization
  • Epistaxis treatment
  • Embolization of facial and neck malformations
  • Dural venous sinus stenting for idiopathic intracranial hypertension
  • Kyphoplasty‎
24 Hour
Emergency Radiology Services

Huntington Hospital
100 West California Blvd
Pasadena CA 91105
Tel: 626-397-5139

Non-Emergency Clinic/
Elective Referral Services

625 South Fair Oaks Ave., Suite 345
Pasadena CA 91105

Frances Pineda, Patient Advocate
Tel: 626-737-2563
Fax: 626-737-2578

Angelos Konstas

Meet Our Interventional Neuroradiology Doctor:

Angelos A. Konstas. Read his full bio here.

Publications:
Mechanical Thrombectomy in Wake-Up Strokes: A Case Series Using Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score (ASPECTS) for Patient Selection. By Angelos Aristeidis Konstas, MD, PhD, Artin Minaeian, MD, and Ian B. Ross, MD

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