Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology is a sub-specialty of radiology which utilizes minimally invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases throughout the body using the least invasive techniques available in order to minimize patient complications and discomfort while improving health outcomes.

Current research projects:


MMed Thesis:


  1. Omar Abdirashid Yussuf (2021).  Indication and Outcome of ultrasound guided percutaneous catheter drainage of intra-abdominal collection at Kenyatta National Hospital.


  1. Kamsingi Vincent M.  (2020).  Microbial spectrum and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern from bile cultures in patients undergoing Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD), cholangiography and chage of tubes at KNH.


  1. Niyinkunda Lucille Ndabishuriye (2020).  Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram and biliary drainage: A descriptive study on outcome and procedure related complications at KNH.


  1. Tayabali, H. M. (2019).  Subclinical atherosclerosis in diabetic patients in KNH diabetic outpatient clinic.


  1. Odera, E. (2018). Assessment of the outcome of coaxial percutaneous ultrasound guided liver biopsy at Kenyatta National Hospital: Diagnostic role and complications.


  1. Wanjiku, J.M. (2017). Percutaneous 17/18 gauge coaxial CT guided core needle biopsies of lung nodules and masses at KNH.  Diagnostic yield, complication rates and radiological pattern of histologically proven primary lung cancer histological subtypes.


  1. Masaki, S.M. (2015). The role of percutaneous nephrostomy in the management of obstructive uropathy secondary to pelvic malignancies at Kenyatta National Hospital.



Faculty Lead:

 Dr. P.M. Chacha