Procedure Guide

IVUS

Step-by-step guidance on how to perform IVUS. Review tools, techniques, pearls, and pitfalls on the BackTable Web App.

Pre-Procedure Prep

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Pre-procedure content for IVUS is not yet available.

IVUS Podcasts

Ep. 119

Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) for Peripheral Arterial Work

Dr. Sabeen Dhand talks with Vascular Surgeon Bryan Fisher about the benefits of using Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) for endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

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Ep. 52

IVUS for Iliac Vein Compression

Dr. Michael Cumming and Dr. Mark Lessne discuss the utility of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) in the diagnosis and treatment of deep venous disease.

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Procedure Steps

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IVUS Articles

From IVUS to Embolization: Management Tips for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

As awareness for pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) increases, the optimal utility of imaging and catheter directed therapies for these conditions remains in question. Vascular experts, Dr. Michael Cumming and Dr. Mark Lessne, discuss the roles of IVUS and CT venography when diagnosing and treating PCS.

Physicians using IVUS to treat pelvic congestion syndrome

IVUS for Arterial and Venous Disease

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a versatile device used for both arterial and venous applications. In episode 52 of the BackTable podcast, Dr. Michael Cumming and Dr. Mark Lessne discuss indications for IVUS, false positives to watch out for, and why IVUS is a valuable tool for diagnosing central venous pathology.

IVUS used in the operating room to treat arterial and venous disease

Post-Procedure

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Let's Talk IVUS and PAD
This presentation gives viewers an overview of IVUS as well as its applications and benefits related to PAD interventions.
Why, When, and How of Orbital Atherectomy by Tony Das, MD
Dr. Tony Das discusses orbital atherectomy case selection and procedural technique.
Tips and Tricks for Difficult IVC Filter Retrieval
This demo is a presentation from Linc Mount Sinai Endovascular Symposium that covers tips and tricks for difficult IVC filter retrieval.
Bedside Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement with Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
This demo shows bedside Inferior Vena Cva (IVC) Filter Placement with Intravsular Ultrasound (IVUS)
Seminars in Interventional Radiology (Jun 2016)
A Dedicated Inferior Vena Cava Filter Service Line How to Optimize Your Practice

Retrievable inferior vena cava filters (rIVCFs) are increasingly left in place beyond their indicated usage largely due to poor clinical follow-up. A dedicated IVC filter service line or clinic can improve filter retrieval rates.

RadioGraphics (Jul 2017)
Retrievable IVC Filters Comprehensive Review of Device-related Complications and Advanced Retrieval Techniques

The purpose of this article is to present an imaging and data review of the dominant device-related factors that complicate RIVCF retrieval and to describe the relevant advanced retrieval techniques to manage these factors.

Seminars in Interventional Radiology (Sep 2016)
Varicocele: A Review

Varicoceles are relatively common clinical problem that are associated with pain, testicular atrophy, and reduced fertility rates. This article reviews the anatomy, indications, treatment options, and potential complications related to varicoceles.

Seminars in Interventional Radiology (Dec 2006)
Inferior Vena Cava Filter Insertion

Techniques for placing an IVC filter, instrument selection, and potential complications.

Seminars in Interventional Radiology (Jun 2016)
Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Guidelines, Best Practice, and Expanding Indications

A review of the current guidelines and expanding indications for IVC filter placement.

Seminars in Interventional Radiology (Jun 2017)
Techniques for Retrieval of Permanent Inferior Vena Cava Filters

In this article, we will present our approach to the retrieval of Greenfield, TrapEase, and Simon Nitinol filters. For each device, we will provide a brief history of the device’s development and implementation into clinical practice; this will be followed by a description of our procedural approach, which we will illustrate with a case and images from our practice. We will alsodiscuss techniques described in the literature for the retrieval of VenaTech devices.

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Podcast

IVUS for Iliac Vein Compression

IVUS for Iliac Vein Compression Podcast Guest Dr. Michael Cumming
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Podcast

Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) for Peripheral Arterial Work

Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) for Peripheral Arterial Work BackTable Podcast Guest Dr. Bryan Fisher
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Demo Video

Bedside Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement with Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)

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Article

From IVUS to Embolization: Management Tips for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Physicians using IVUS to treat pelvic congestion syndrome

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