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.
➔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...Read »
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...Read »
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...Read »
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...Read »
Female in 50’s Presentation: A. fib and recurrent lower GI bleeds, presenting with hematochezia and acute blood loss anemia. Concern for diverticular bleed. Referred to IR further evaluation [pdf-embedder...Read »
A male patient with malignant ureteric obstruction underwent ureteric stent placement. Presented to Urology for routine exchange. Unsuccessful in retrieval and exchange by retrograde approach. Referred to IR for...Read »
A middle aged patient with left thigh loop AV graft. Currently thrombosed. Presents to IR for Declot. Following are the images demonstrating the declot performed by me. [pdf-embedder...Read »
A patient recently had a left chest wall portcath placed by a surgeon. Presents today due to discomfort, swelling in the neck Portcath dysfunction. Request to IR for portcath check. [pdf-embedder...Read »
A young male with metastatic lung cancer. Palliative care, having difficulties in feeding. Referred to IR for percutaneous gastrostomy tube placement. IR gastrostomy tubes are easy to perform, if there's a safe window to...Read »
A female in mid 60's S/P Septal myectomy and membrane resection Developed post operative pericardial effusion [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Case-95-Pericardial-lymph-leak-embo.pdf" title="Case...Read »