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Adjustable Small-Diameter TIPS

Zubin Irani and Sara Zhao.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1307 words.

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) was first described by Rosch et al. in 1969, and in 1982, Colopinto et al. described its first clinical application in a patient with...

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Advancing the Difficult Drainage Catheter

Evans Heithaus, Almas Syed and Chet R. Rees.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 628 words.

Advancing a drainage catheter can be difficult in certain situations, particularly when the catheter “accordions” upon itself. Most tubes are built with a small shelf in the tip of the...

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Advancing the TIPS Sheath Through a Difficult Cirrhotic Liver: Pay It Forward Off the Balloon

Adam N. Plotnik and Stephen Kee.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1106 words.

The “pay it forward off the balloon” technique for advancing the transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) sheath may be employed during a difficult TIPS case when the...

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The Air Technique to Determine Appropriate Posterior Calyx for Puncture

Kazim Narsinh and Thomas Kinney.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1146 words.

A posterior calyx is the preferred point of entry into the urinary collecting system during percutaneous nephrostomy procedures. Although ultrasonographic guidance is the preferred modality...

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Alternative Subintimal Entry and True Lumen Re-entry Techniques

S. Lowell Kahn.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 6133 words.

Subintimal arterial revascularization has a high technical success rate, but requires the ability to navigate between different planes/lumens of the arterial wall. While most failures are...

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Anaplastic astrocytoma and non-1p/19q co-deleted anaplastic oligoastrocytoma: long-term survival, employment, and performance status of survivors

Elena I. Pentsova, Anne S. Reiner, Katherine S. Panageas and Lisa M. DeAngelis.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 3823 words.

Background

Despite optimal treatment for patients with anaplastic gliomas, median survival is 2 to 5 years, but some young adults survive longer. We sought...

The Anchor and Scaffold Techniques for Precise Coil Embolization

S. Lowell Kahn.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1353 words.

Deploying coils accurately in high-flow vessels can be challenging. Particularly with larger vessels, obtaining the stability to prevent downstream coil migration is of paramount...

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Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 207 words.

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 247 words.

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 278 words.

Assessing behavioral syndromes in patients with brain tumors using the frontal systems behavior scale (FrSBe)

Sergio Cabrera, Kim Edelstein, Warren P. Mason and Maria Carmela Tartaglia.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4532 words.

Background

Personality changes following brain tumors may be due to disruption of frontal-subcortical networks. The relation between personality changes and...

Association between malignancy and non-alcoholic Wernicke's encephalopathy: a case report and literature review

Evan Y. Choi, William A. Gomes, Missak Haigentz and Jerome J. Graber.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5059 words.

Background

Wernicke's encephalopathy is a serious medical condition associated with high morbidity and mortality caused by deficiency of thiamine. This...

Association of genetic variants with fatigue in patients with malignant glioma

Terri S Armstrong, Elizabeth Vera, Renke Zhou, Alvina A Acquaye, Catherine M Sullaway, Ann M Berger, Ghislain Breton, Anita Mahajan, Jeffrey S Wefel, Mark R Gilbert, Melissa Bondy and Michael E Scheurer.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

May 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4185 words.

Abstract

Background

Fatigue is a consistently reported, severe symptom among patients with gliomas throughout the...

Balloon Anchor Techniques for Sheath, Guide Catheter, and Stent Advancement and to Facilitate Chronic Total Occlusion Traversal

S. Lowell Kahn.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 2655 words.

Advancement of a sheath or guide catheter into a small, diseased or angled branch vessel such as the superior mesenteric artery or renal artery can be difficult. Similarly, there are times...

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Balloon Occlusion of Subintimal Tract to Assist Distal Luminal Re-entry During Subintimal Recanalization of Chronic Total Occlusions

Abdel Aziz A. Jaffan.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1013 words.

The balloon occlusion of subintimal tract (BOST) technique may be used to assist in regaining luminal re-entry in difficult cases during subintimal recanalization of chronic total...

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Balloon Occlusion Technique During Y90 Radioembolization

Armeen Mahvash and Ravi Murthy.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1312 words.

The conventional technique for 90Y microsphere treatment planning involves diagnostic angiography with prophylactic embolization of hepatoenteric collaterals to prevent non-target...

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Balloon-Assisted, Fluoroscopically Guided Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tube Placement

Joseph Farnam, Jason Iannuccilli and Gregory Soares.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1143 words.

Fluoroscopic placement of gastrostomy tubes requires creation and dilation of a percutaneous tract through which the tube is placed. Given the relatively large caliber of these tubes,...

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Balloon-Assisted Removal of the Trapped Catheter

S. Lowell Kahn.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 2666 words.

Although uncommon, a trapped central venous catheter (CVC) can present a significant problem for the interventionalist and pose considerable risk to the patient. The use of chronic...

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Balloon-Assisted Thrombin Injection for Pseudoaneurysms with Wide or Short Neck Morphology

S. Lowell Kahn.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1671 words.

Pseudoaneurysms after cardiac catheterizations are not uncommon. Although most commonly they occur superficial to the common femoral artery, they are reported to occur at any location...

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Bevacizumab in neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) related vestibular schwannomas: a nationally coordinated approach to delivery and prospective evaluation

Katrina A. Morris, John F. Golding, Patrick R. Axon, Shazia Afridi, Claire Blesing, Rosalie E. Ferner, Dorothy Halliday, Raj Jena, Pieter M. Pretorius, D. Gareth Evans, Martin G. McCabe and Allyson Parry.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

December 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5571 words.