Dr. Isabel Newton on the BackTable Podcast

Dr. Isabel Newton

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Isabel Newton is a practicing interventional radiologist at UC San Diego Health in San Diego, CA.


Podcasts Featuring Dr. Newton

Ep. 64

Bridging to Transplant for HCC

Transplant Surgeon Dr. Jennifer Berumen and Interventional Radiologist Dr. Isabel Newton discuss the treatment of HCC and bridging patients to successful liver transplantation.


Ep. 33

Building a Comprehensive Vein Practice

Dr. Brooke Spencer gets into the pearls and pitfalls of building a comprehensive vein practice, including a detailed discussion on the treatment of May-Thurner and Pelvic Congestion syndrome.


Ep. 29

Interview With Interventional Initiative Founders

Interventional Initiative founders Isabel Newton and Susan Jackson taking us through the journey behind the awe-inspiring Without A Scalpel documentaries


Articles Featuring Dr. Newton

Tools and Techniques for Treating Chronic Venous Obstruction

Successful treatment of chronic venous obstruction requires operator skill and optimal equipment utilization. In episode 33 of the BackTable podcast, Dr. Brooke Spencer discusses her go-to catheter choice, techniques for catheter and guidewire manipulation, and tips for crossing difficult chronic venous obstructions.

Devices used to treat chronic venous disease

Building a Comprehensive Vein Practice

Building a vein practice requires knowledge and skills beyond the treatment of venous disease. Vein expert Dr. Spencer discusses where to start when treating patients with venous disease, when to take charge as a diagnostician, and why interventional radiologists need to start managing their patients perioperatively.

Medical image of a deep vein treated in a comprehensive vein practice

Assessing Venous Disease For Optimal Endovascular Stent Placement

The vessel size and degree of vascular stenosis varies from patient-to-patient, which complicates the sizing and placement of endovascular stents. From vascular imaging to intraoperative stent deployment, Dr. Brooke Spencer discusses ways to improve stent placement in difficult cases of chronic venous disease.

Endovascular stent placement in venous disease

HCC Locoregional Therapies for Bridging to Transplant

Locoregional treatments for HCC, the UNOS 6-month wait period for liver transplantation, and methods and markers for HCC prognostication.

Hepatocellular carcinoma on CT

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Treatment

Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) is characterized by chronic pelvic pain due to pelvic venous insufficiency and the subsequent development of pelvic and ovarian varicosities. Dr. Brooke Spencer discusses the complexities of pelvic congestion syndrome treatment and PCS symptoms.

Pelvic congestion syndrome treatment

Patient Selection and Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Evaluating HCC patients, multi-specialty collaboration, and locoregional therapies for both transplant and non-transplant candidates.

Hepatocellular carcinoma on angiography

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