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.
Patient with pancreatic cancer, underwent Whipple’s procedure, Now presenting with large volume of abdominal ascites requiring frequent tapping (3-4 litres every 3 days). CT Abdomen and pelvis demonstrate focal narrowing of...Read »
61 yo F w/sharp abdo pain after leaving a concert. OSH CT shows a large intraabdominal mass, sent to CCF for further eval. - Hx of many surgeries (cholecystectomy, lap band, appendectomy, lap band, roux-en-Y, aborted roux-en-Y...Read »
Middle aged female admitted with acute abdominal pain. KUB and CT demonstrate Renal calculi.Planned for percutaneous nephrolithotomy, due to concern for pyelonephritis for stone removal. [pdf-embedder...Read »
Young female with ureteric injury during emergency cesarean section, leading to nephrostomy tube placement. Failed attempts by retrograde approach. Presents to IR for possible internalization. [pdf-embedder...Read »
Patient with known pancreatic cancer, developed a large pseudocyst. his was drained by placement of a cystogastrostomy tube. 1 week later presents with an active upper GI bleed. [pdf-embedder...Read »
Optease filter is not recommended in the present day due to its design and difficulties associated with removal. Still we do come across cases with these type of filters. The strict recommendation is to get these removed within...Read »
Middle aged female with dyspnea, hypoxia, CHF. SpO2 ~85% despite high flow O2 CHF NYHA IV HF EF 25% Elevated RVSP (47/25 mmHg) [pdf-embedder...Read »
Middle aged female presents 1 week after whipples procedure, with increasing abdominal pain. CT demonstrate peri-anastomotic collection. Within next few hours, patient becomes HD unstable and on pressors. Transferred to university...Read »
Young male with colorectal mets. Presents with hepatic lesions involving both lobes. Tumor board discussion. Request for RT PVE , segment 4 Embo and RT HV embo. [pdf-embedder...Read »
A middle aged person, on anticoagulants for MVR presents with acute drop in Hb, Non invasive tests including endoscopy, colonoscopy along with NM study were negative. Negative angiograms x 2, still continues to bleed requiring...Read »