Cases

The cases presented in this website are those performed by IR physicians at various institutes. These include a mix of simple to complex cases. These are meant to be educational and didactic in nature. Some are self-explanatory while some require additional reading. As these are very time consuming, efforts were made to include as much information as possible.

This is compilation of contributions from various IR physicians from multiple institutions.

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Gastrointestinal

Post Recent Surgery Massive GI Bleed

14 July 2021

A young patient who recently underwent a bowl resection, presents after few weeks of discharge with a massive Gastrointestinal bleed. Failed resuscitation by conservative methods. Request for intervention.[pdf-embedder...

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Gynaecology

Post Intervention complication

08 July 2021

A young female in 20's presents with non specific lower abdominal pain. Undergoes investigations followed by surgery based on the findings. Presents back to ED in 2 days after discharge. [pdf-embedder...

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Genito-urinary

Cryoablation of Renal Mass

26 May 2021

A male patient with an isolated renal mass was referred to interventional Radiology for Cryoablation. Percutaneous approach was recommended due to patients age, and also being a poor surgical candidate. Procedure was...

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Gynaecology

Pelvic Mass: Post-Operative Pelvic Bleed

17 May 2021

A female in 70's with pelvic mass underwent elective surgical procedure. Other significant history includes atrial fibrillation, on warfarin. Post op unremarkable until day 9. [pdf-embedder...

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Gastrointestinal

Acute on Chronic Pancreatitis leading to Subtle Gastrointestinal bleeding

14 April 2021

A male in mid 40's with known chronic pancreatitis, presents with an acute episode. Current episode, complicated by subtle gastrointestinal bleed requiring blood transfusions. Negative Upper and Lower GI studies. [pdf-embedder...

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Gynaecology

Fallopian Tube Recanalization

12 April 2021

A well established technique used to release the proximal occlusions. Globally, 15% of couples are infertile. Upto 1/3 of this are caused by tubal disease. [pdf-embedder...

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Oncology

Case 104: Celiac Plexus Neurolysis

31 March 2021

➔Male patient in 70‘s with past history significant for Carcinoma stomach, S/P Total gastrectomy ➔Presently, recurrence at the anastomotic site and severe intractable pain, uncontrollable with medications ➔Palliative...

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Genito-urinary

Case 103: Trans-Stomal Ureteric Stent Retrieval

31 March 2021

Male in mid 50’s, with Ileal conduit for Bladder cancer complicated by distal ureteric anastomotic stricture Managed by Trans-stomal stent and maintenance by regular exchanges Recent exchange by an Urologist at an...

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Vascular

Case 102: Variant Venous Anatomy

14 March 2021

A female patient with right neck Hickman catheter presents now with dysfunction of the catheter. In addition, there was recent swelling of the right upper extremity. Request for venogram and possible intervention. [pdf-embedder...

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Orthopedics

Case 101:Prophylactic Embolization of Lytic Metastases

10 March 2021

A male in 70's , prior treated for Renal cell carcinoma. Now presents with bony metastases.  Recommended for surgical fixation, in concern for pathological fracture. Referred to IR for prophylactic embolization.[pdf-embedder...

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