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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Gastrointestinal

Case 33: PDA Pseudoaneurysm

19 April 2019

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...

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Gastrointestinal

Case 32: Splenic artery Pseudoaneurysm embolization: Coils migration

15 April 2019

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...

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Gynaecology

Case 31: Pelvic Bleed

07 April 2019

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,...

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Endocrine

Case 30: Adrenal venous sampling

03 April 2019

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...

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Vascular

Case 29: Beware of the accesses. RT CFA extravasation

21 March 2019

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"]...

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Chest

Case 28: SVC stenosis

21 March 2019

Lung cancer: -S/P Pneumonectomy -Multiple radiation treatments to the mediastinum -Presenting with swollen face, shortness of breath   [pdf-embedder...

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Vascular

Case 27: Varicocele embolization

21 March 2019

Traditionally varicose veins in the males are treated with surgery. Interventional radiology offer minimally invasive approaches like embolization.   [pdf-embedder...

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Chest

Case 26: Intercostal artery bleed, Post Chest tube placement

18 March 2019

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,...

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Vascular

Case 25: Splenic artery aneurysm bleeding into stomach

15 March 2019

An elderly person with intermittent coughing of blood, drop in Hb. Endoscopy revealed a pulsating blood vessel along the posterior body.   [pdf-embedder...

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Vascular

Case 24: Innominate vein recanalization

13 March 2019

Occluded central veins in a sick patient presenting for possible Translumbar catheter placements for dialysis and parenteral nutrition.   [pdf-embedder...

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