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 13: TIPS with Venous varices embolization

18 February 2019

Obese patient with slow GI bleed. CTA demonstrate large anterior abdominal wall hernia, compressing the adjacent veins and causing venous congestion. Raised Portal pressures on Transjugular assessment. Negative endo and...

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Vascular

Case 12: Pseudoaneurysm and Thrombin injection

15 February 2019

Attempted access into the artery for arterial line placement resulted in pseudoaneurysm. CT and US demonstrate a small neck. Failed US compression. Successful thrombosis after thrombin injection. [pdf-embedder...

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Genito-urinary

Case 11: Transjugular renal biopsy

14 February 2019

[pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Transjugular-Renal-Biopsy.pdf"]...

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Genito-urinary

Case 10: Renal bleed and dissection

14 February 2019

Post nephrolithotomy and nephrostomy tube insertion by nephrologist: Persistent drop in Hb and clots in the urine, suspecting bleed. Successful embolization. Repeat angiogram demonstrate residual bleeding, with the host catheter...

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Genito-urinary

Case 9: Kidney and ureteric leak

14 February 2019

70 yr old with spontaneous perinephric hematoma around right kidney, post urothelial resection and ileal conduit creation. Anastomotic leak around left pelvic kidney.   [pdf-embedder...

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Vascular

Case 8: Pre-operative devascularization of Humeral metastasis

11 February 2019

Hypervascular left humeral head metastasis. Pre-operative embolization requested.   [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Pre-operative-devascularization-of-Humeral-metastasis.pdf"]...

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Vascular

Case 7: Post thoracentesis: Bleed

07 February 2019

Bed side thoracentesis performed at bedside, resulting in large hematoma.   [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Intercostal-bleed.pdf"]...

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Vascular

Case 6: Enlarging hematoma: Post renal biopsy

07 February 2019

Post renal biopsy, enlarging hematoma noted on the ultrasound. Concern for active bleeding.   [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Renal-bleed-post-biopsy.pdf"]...

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Vascular

Case 5: Post-venous-stent-placement: lumbar-artery-bleed

04 February 2019

Lumbar artery bleed secondary to irritation from the adjacent protruding venous stent.   [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Post-venous-stent-placement-Traumatic-lumbar-artery-bleed.pdf"]...

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Paediatrics

Case 4: Pneumothorax – Post SCV Portcath insertion

04 February 2019

Surgical placement of left SCV portcath   [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/SCV-Port-pneumo.pdf"]...

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