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.
Old male with history of esophageal cancer, status post esophagectomy (McKeown) and chemoradiation 1 year ago. Had multiple upper GI bleeding episodes. Now presenting with massive hematemesis and hemorrhagic shock. [gview...Read »
A middle aged male with known history of HTN, Alcohol abuse, Pancreatitis presents wit upper GI bleed. Due to failed conservative management, undergoes Endoscopy. [gview...Read »
A middle aged female with multiple admissions due to pancreatitis. CT revealed multiple pseudocysts. CT performed in portal venous phase a few days ago suggested a possible pseudoaneurysm. Repeat CTA performed due to drop in...Read »
A middle aged man presents to ER, post fall 6 days ago. No prior relevant medical history. CT chest, abdomen and pelvis were performed as part of trauma protocol. Hemodynamically stable, but Hb dropped by 3 units. [gview...Read »
A middle aged male presented with acute drop in Hb, post radical prostatectomy. Underwent a pelvic exploration, clot evacuation, suture ligation of pelvic side wall bleeding on day 2. Still uncontrollable bleeding. Sent to IR for...Read »
A middle aged male with a solitary mets to the liver from CR cancer. The mets is at the dome of the liver, tricky position along wit challenging to perform definitive therapy. based on the options, it was decided to perform...Read »
Mycotic aneurysms are infectious break in the wall of an artery with formation of a blind, saccular outpouching that is contiguous with the arterial lumen. Earlier detection of infected aneurysms is critical for timely treatment...Read »
Patient with known history of left renal angiomyolipoma, Prior significant bleeding episodes, 20 years ago and most recently 3 yrs ago. Now presents with intermittent flank pain, concern for recurrent bleeding. [gview...Read »
23 y/o female with 1 year history of intermittent menorrhagia Failed attempts of conservative management with hormone therapy. Patient is a Jehovah's witness, and received iron infusions to maintain Hb. Baseline Hb trending...Read »
An old male presenting with hematuria, post random renal biopsy. Drop in Hb requiring transfusions. No prior imaging available. [gview...Read »