PODCAST EPISODE

IRQ audio 6: Pain killers: The healing role of interventional radiology in the U.S. opioid epidemic

The Kinked Wire

Jan 18 2022 • 13 mins


“The application of the interventional radiology skill sets to pain has created a new reservoir for alternatives to opioids. There are brand-new options that didn’t exist 10 years ago to treat patients with pain.” —J. David Prologo, MD, FSIR

In the audio version of "Pain killers: IR can play a critical healing role for patients as the United States battles an opioid epidemic and pain crisis"  (IR Quarterly: Winter 2019), author Melanie Padgett Powers describes the role IRs can play for patients in the opioid epidemic.

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