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.
An old male patient awaiting for CABG in next few days presented to ER with acute abdominal pain. CT demonstrate an moderately large PSA and was referred to IR for embolization. [pdf-embedder...Read »
A middle aged person with acute pancreatitis developed PSA over the course. Referred to IR for embolization, which was successful. Over the course, it was noted unraveling of the coils and the patient was asymptomatic. A combined...Read »
Young female with metastatic cervical cancer, S/P chemo therapy, radiotherapy, surgery. S/P bilateral neph tubes placements secondary to ureteric involvement from the pelvic mass. Present admission for exchange of the tubes,...Read »
Young male with resistant hypertension requiring at least 3 or more Hypertensive medications. Underwent tests including blood work and Imaging. Imaging revealed a left adrenal adenoma. For further evaluation, patient was referred...Read »
CFA access to perform angiogram. Post procedure resulted in large hematoma. [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/CFA-Extravasation.pdf"]...Read »
Lung cancer: -S/P Pneumonectomy -Multiple radiation treatments to the mediastinum -Presenting with swollen face, shortness of breath [pdf-embedder...Read »
Traditionally varicose veins in the males are treated with surgery. Interventional radiology offer minimally invasive approaches like embolization. [pdf-embedder...Read »
S/P Complicated sleeve gastrectomy. Patient developed left pleural effusion requiring drainage. Due to inadequate drainage the drainage tube was upsized to a standard size surgical drainage chest tube at bedside. Post placement,...Read »
An elderly person with intermittent coughing of blood, drop in Hb. Endoscopy revealed a pulsating blood vessel along the posterior body. [pdf-embedder...Read »
Occluded central veins in a sick patient presenting for possible Translumbar catheter placements for dialysis and parenteral nutrition. [pdf-embedder...Read »