Unitas Intervention Department


The intervention department at the Unitas Hospital in Centurion, Pretoria, specializes in neuro interventional radiology as well as general intervention.

The specialist radiology team consists of three radiologists, Dr Francois Potgieter, Dr Arthur Winter and Dr Stefan Steyn.

The team also consists of specialized nursing and radiography staff who work exclusively in the intervention department.

Procedures are done in our specialized theatre with a state of the art Philips Allura Clarity Biplane neuro intervention suite. This equipment is designed to offer high quality images at a fraction of the radiation dose when compared to previous models.

For inquiries please contact us at intervention@drsburger.co.za or tel +27 12 6648844.

Interventional procedures

      Neurointervention

      Endovascular occlusion of intracranial aneurysms (coiling)

      Treatment and advise regarding dural and cerebral arteriovenous malformations
      and fistulae.

      Pre surgical tumor embolisation.

      Epistaxis embolisation

      Endovascular occlusion of intracranial aneurysms (coiling)

      Treatment and advise regarding dural and cerebral arteriovenous malformations
      and fistulae.

      Pre surgical tumor embolisation.

      Epistaxis embolisation

      General Intervention

      Angiography

      Biliary interventions

      Portal vein embolisation

      Bronchial artery embolization

      Embolisation therapy for liver cancer (Chemo embolization and rdio embolisation)

      Endocrine sampling

      IVC filter insertion

      Nephrostomy and ureteric stent placement

      Uterine fibroid embolisation

      Varicocele embolization

      Embolisation of Peripheral AVMs

      Sclerotherapy (Bleomycin) of low flow venous / lymphatic malformations

      Embolisation of GIT bleeds or post traumatic bleeds.

      Image guided biopsies