Interventional radiologist


Interventional radiologist at Rabin Medical Center.

Interventional radiology in oncology. Vascular interventional radiology.

Brandeis University School of Medicine (Waltam, USA) – graduated with honors.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (Bethesda, USA).

Dr. Elkanave did his internship at the Faculty of Medicine at Tufts University (Boston, USA), an internship in diagnostic radiology at MC. A. Einstein (Philadelphia, USA); in vascular and interventional radiology – at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, USA).

Procedures performer:

  • Vascular Interventions
  • Venous access (tunneled, non-tunneled, PICC, ports, hickman).
  • Mediport
  • Hemodialysis access catheters
  • Inferior vena cava filter placement and retrieval
  • Inferior vena cava filter retrieval
  • Foreign body retrieval
  • Dialysis access intervention-temporary and permanent catheters.
  • Peripheral (and central) venous and arterial angioplasty.
  • Pharmacological and other thrombolytic treatment, thrombectomy devices
  • Emergency embolization (trauma, gastrointestinal bleeding, hemoptysis, pseudoaneurysm, others).
  • Selective embolization (Prostate, hemmorroids, uterine myomas, varicose veins, pelvic congestion, portal vein)
  • Chemoembolization (transcatheter arterial chemoembolization [TACE]) – liver
  • Radioembolization (selective internal radiotherapy)-liver-using Y90
  • Radioembolization using tcmaa99 mapping (prior ttreatment)
  • Various arterial interventions
  • Transcervical Liver Biopsy.
  • Liver biopsy with pressure
  • Non-vascular interventions
  • Biopsy (including thyroid, lung, bone, liver, kidney, adrenal, pancreas, lymph nodes, retroperitoneal)
  • Biopsy complex
  • Abscess drainage
  • Paracentesis, thoracentesis
  • Thoracostomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurex cathter placmenet for acites or pleurodesis. Effusion
  • Biliary interventions (including percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography [PTC], drainage, stents, biopsy, tube checks and replacements, dilation)
  • GU interventions (including nephrostomy, nephroureterostomy, tube checks and replacements, nephrostolithotomy route placement and dilatation)
  • Ureteral intervention (including ureteroplasty, ureteral stents)
  • Gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy (percutaneous placement, tube checks and replacements)
  • Cholecystostomy (with checks and tube replacements)
  • Cyst/lymphocyte aspiration, drainage, sclerosis (including controls and tube replacements)
  • Tumor ablation (including radiofrequency, microwave, Cryo ablation) – liver, kidney, lung, soft tissue
  • Ablation specially nanoknife (I. R. e)