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.
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...Read »
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...Read »
[pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Transjugular-Renal-Biopsy.pdf"]...Read »
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...Read »
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...Read »
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"]...Read »
Bed side thoracentesis performed at bedside, resulting in large hematoma. [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Intercostal-bleed.pdf"]...Read »
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"]...Read »
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"]...Read »
Surgical placement of left SCV portcath [pdf-embedder url="http://ir4u.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/SCV-Port-pneumo.pdf"]...Read »