Items tagged “interventional”

13 results found
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Endovascular aneurysm repair

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) was first pioneered in the early 1990s. Since then technology of the devices has rapidly progressed and EVAR is now widely used as treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The advantages of endovascular repair over open repair are that they...
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Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a treatment for portal hypertension in which direct communication is formed between a hepatic vein and a branch of the portal vein, thus allowing some proportion of portal flow to bypass the liver. The target portosystemic gradient after TI...
Case

Seurat spleen - blunt splenic trauma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 10 Apr 2010
91% complete
Annotated imageDSA (angiography)
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Rectus sheath hematoma

Rectus sheath hematomas, as the term implies, occur when a hematoma forms in the rectus abdominis muscle/rectus sheath. It is most common in its lower segment and is generally self-limiting. Epidemiology Rectus sheath hematomas are more common in women with a 3:1 F:M ratio. Clinical presentat...
Case

Biliary stenting - lower CBD cholangiocarcinoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 24 Sep 2010
79% complete
Fluoroscopy
Case

Angio-embolization of lower GI bleed

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 10 Aug 2011
83% complete
DSA (angiography)
Case

Superficial femoral artery stenosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino
Published 11 Sep 2011
66% complete
DSA (angiography)
Article

Endocrine venous sampling

Endocrine venous sampling is a set of similar interventional techniques proposed for the specific diagnosis of some endocrine disorders such as:  inferior petrosal sinus sampling evaluates for ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma as etiology for endogenous Cushing syndrome selective venous sampli...
Case

Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Maciej Mazgaj
Published 06 Jan 2015
57% complete
Ultrasound
Case

Portal vein embolization

Initial portal ve...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 06 Apr 2015
97% complete
DSA (angiography)
Case

Complicated diverticulitis (pericolic abscess)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 28 Apr 2017
95% complete
UltrasoundCT
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Basilic vein cannulation (ultrasound)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 19 Jan 2019
63% complete
Ultrasound
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Superficial cervical plexus nerve block (ultrasound)

The superficial cervical plexus nerve block is a field block indicated for procedures involving, and anesthesia of, the anterolateral neck and the skin overlying the clavicle. The superficial cervical plexus (SCP) includes the greater auricular, lesser occipital, transverse cervical, and supracl...

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