Dr Andrew John Wigham

Consultant Interventional Radiologist

FRCR, MRCS, MBBS, BSc (Hons)

Year qualified:2002

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Andrew Wigham is a Consultant Interventional and Diagnostic Radiologist working at both Wexham Park Hospital and the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.  Having qualified from Imperial College School of Medicine in 2002, he trained in Interventional Radiology at the Royal Free Hospital, London.

His main interests are arterial and venous imaging and intervention - including the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency; hepatobiliary imaging and intervention - including TIPSS, trans-jugular liver biopsies and hepatic embolisation; urological imaging and intervention; and fibroid embolisation.

He has presented internationally and nationally on the TIPSS procedure and has published chapters on hepatobiliary imaging and the assessment and treatment of vascular disease in diabetic patients.  He is an invited reviewer for the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology journal and is currently writing standards of practise guidelines on radiologically inserted gastrostomies for the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe.  

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists.

  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Clinical Interests


Interventional:


  • Hepatobiliary: PTC and stenting, percutaneous cholecystostomy, TIPSS, hepatic embolisation.

  • Vascular: peripheral angioplasty and stenting, mesenteric and renal artery stenting, EVAR, venoplasty and stenting.

  • Urology: nephrostomy and ureteric stenting, varicocele embolisation, AML embolisation.

  • Vascular access: PICC and Hickman lines, Portacaths, fistuloplasty.

  • Gynaecology: Fibroid embolization.

  • Biopsy and Drainage procedures


Diagnostic:


  • Hepatobiliary; US, MRCP, MRI liver.

  • Vascular imaging: venous and arterial US, CT and MRI.

  • Urological imaging: US, CT and MRI, including assessment for prostate embolization.

  • General CT, US and plain X-ray reporting.


 

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