APDR Procedures

The joint APDR/APDIR Task Force on "Procedures Expected of a General Radiologist" has adopted the following procedures as those expected of a general radiologist:
  • Paracentesis 
  • Thoracentesis 
  • Thyroid FNA 
  • Breast Bx 
  • Lumbar Puncture (e.g. CSF drainage, myelography)
  • Arthrogram/Joint Aspiration/Injection 
  • Image- guided core biopsies 
  • Exchange catheter over a wire 
  • US-guided venous access 
  • Image guided abscess drainage
A toolbox on these procedures is expected to be available in summer 2024.