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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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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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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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Bland Lipiodol-Assisted Thermal Ablation of Renal Cell Carcinoma

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. 1345 words.

Surgical resection of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) remains the standard of care given the excellent reported outcomes for early stage disease, with 5-year cancer-specific survival (CSS) rates...

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Branched Stent Graft Placement in the Vena Cava Using the Endologix AFX

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. 5046 words.

Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) comprises a constellation of symptoms resulting from stenosis, occlusion, or thrombosis of the SVC of benign and malignant etiologies. The diagnosis is...

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Catheter Modification Techniques for Venous Sampling

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. 1314 words.

Venous sampling is critically important in the diagnosis and localization of pituitary, parathyroid, renal, adrenal, and ovarian endocrine tumors and conditions. Catheterization of smaller...

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Clearing the Clogged Microcatheter During Particulate Embolization

Roshni A. Parikh and David M. Williams.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 556 words.

This chapter describes the steps in management, applications, challenges, and potential complications when a microcatheter becomes clogged during an embolization. If a microcatheter does...

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Combined Endovascular and Surgical Retrograde Superior Mesenteric Artery Recanalization

Syed M. Peeran.

in Interventional and Endovascular Tips and Tricks of the Trade

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Surgery. 1861 words.

Acute mesenteric ischemia is a life-threatening vascular emergency associated with a very high mortality rate. In the setting of necrotic bowel, the current standard of care requires a...

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Coronary revascularization in heart failure

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

in Heart Failure

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Interventional Radiology. 1345 words.

Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is the most common cause of heart failure in westernized countries, and the survival of patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy is poorer than those with...

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Creation of a Flow-Modulating Stent Using Multilayered Wallstents for Aneurysm Exclusion

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. 3149 words.

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) are a common pathology that is found in 4–9% of patients in the developed world. Risk factors for AAAs include age, male sex, family history, comorbid...

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Creation of a Steerable Coaxial Needle System for Indirect Line-of-Site Computed Tomography-Guided Procedures

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. 1305 words.

A standard computed tomography (CT)-guided biopsy, aspiration, injection, or drainage procedure typically requires a direct line of access from the skin to the target lesion or collection....

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