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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Genito-urinary

Case 88: Post Nephrolithotomy Bleed

21 January 2021

A male patient in 60's gets an nephrostomyy tube in anticipation for an PCNL by the urology. Post nephrolithotomy, day 1 becomes unstable. Hypotensive and drop in Hb. [pdf-embedder...

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Vascular

Case 87: Occluded Central Vein Recanalization

16 January 2021

Young male patient with multiple previous dialysis accesses. Resulted in central vein occlusions and complete occlusion of Inferior vena cava Presently has IVC stent insitu and a right groin dialysis catheter [pdf-embedder...

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Orthopedics

Case 86: Preoperative Transarterial Embolization of Bone Tumors

14 January 2021

A male patient in mid 50's presenting with metastatic renal cell cancer. Lytic lesions involving Humerus. Presenting with unbearable pain and increased risk for pathological fracture. Referred to Interventional...

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Cardiac

Case 85: Pericardial Drain Placement

10 January 2021

A Male in 60’s with Complex cardiac Disease. S/P Recent Cardiac Surgery. Now presents with moderate pericardial effusion. [pdf-embedder...

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Vascular

Case 84: IVC Filter

31 December 2020

A patient in mid 50's with metastatic rectal cancer. Known DVT, on anticoagulation for 1 month. Presents for IVC filter placement as a preplanning for surgery. [pdf-embedder...

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Hepatobiliary

Case 83: Biliary obstruction

29 December 2020

A male patient in mid 30's presents with GI tumor, started on chemotherapy. Now present with progression of disease. Features of biliary obstruction. [pdf-embedder...

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Gastrointestinal

Case 82: Abdominal Pain

27 December 2020

A female in mid 60’s with significant past medical history of Pancreatic cancer. S/P Whipple’s (7 years ago). Now presents with abdominal pain, vomiting, Jaundice and clinical picture of cholangitis. [pdf-embedder...

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Vascular

Case 81: Hematuria

23 December 2020

A Young female in mid 30’s, with a complex history of colovaginal fistula, and cT4N2M0 (stage III) invasive rectal adenocarcinoma,  s/p chemo radiotherapy, proctocolectomy with complex right pelvic surgery and intraoperative...

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Oncology

Case 80: Ablation of Sonographically Invisible High Dome Liver Lesions

21 December 2020

Case includes 2 case examples of management approach of Sonographically Invisible High Dome Liver Lesions by percutaneous ablation. Both were offered as a palliative options, and the outcomes were satisfactory. [pdf-embedder...

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Vascular

Case 79: Elective case of Prophylactic IVC filter placement

16 December 2020

A female patient in mid 40's which chronic history of PE on anticoagulation. Scheduled for an non urgent planned surgical procedure. Request for IVC filter placement. [pdf-embedder...

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