BioMImics Stent
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Interventional Radiologist Dr. John Rundback discusses the BioMimics stent design, when to use it in the femoral popliteal artery, and strategies to increase BioMimics stent effectiveness in peripheral artery disease.

Cullins Nwaogu • Oct 2, 2022 • 40 hits

Thyroid nodule during thyroid radiofrequency ablation (RFA) procedure
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Thyroid radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a minimally invasive technique that can reduce the size of thyroid nodules and restore thyroid function. Interventional radiologist Dr. Tim Huber provides an in-depth overview of his thyroid ablation technique on the BackTable Podcast, sharing pearls and pitfalls from his hands-on experience with the procedure.

Gabrielle Gard • Sep 21, 2022 • 39 hits

Thyroid nodule before thyroid ablation procedure
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Thyroid radiofrequency ablation is an alternative to surgery or radioactive iodine for certain patients with thyroid nodules. Dr. Huber discusses the type of patient that will benefit from thyroid ablation, contraindications, and the patient workup for thyroid RFA.

Gabrielle Gard • Sep 20, 2022 • 36 hits

Supera Stent product image
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Interventional Radiologist Dr. John Rundback shares his expertise on the Supera Stent along with tips and tricks in treating peripheral arterial disease in the femoral popliteal artery.

Cullins Nwaogu • Aug 4, 2022 • 32 hits

Iodine contrast allergy filter placement with contrast
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Our medical vocabulary needs to name specific contrast agents rather than label these “iodine allergies” in order to streamline patient prep for CT scans. Dr. Ruff discusses how changing the contrast agent with steroid premedication is the most effective intervention for a known contrast allergy.

Gabrielle Gard • May 6, 2022 • 54 hits

Iodine contrast allergy MRA gadolinium
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Though incorrect, the term "iodine allergy" is still used to describe contrast dye allergy, Betadine soap allergy, and even shellfish allergy. Radiologist Dr. Cullen Ruff suggests that the term "iodine allergy" should no longer be used in the medical field as patients are not allergic to the iodine itself, but rather to some other component in the contrast agent.

Gabrielle Gard • May 5, 2022 • 109 hits

Calcified popliteal occlusion treated with 5mm Shockwave lithotripsy
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Vascular surgeon Dr. Bryan Fisher shares his experiences using Shockwave intravascular lithotripsy to treat lower extremity arterial disease on the BackTable Podcast. Dr. Fisher discusses his treatment algorithm, the unique role of Shockwave lithotripsy, and visualizing technical success following the therapy.

Delaney Aguilar • Apr 10, 2022 • 254 hits

Intracranial stenosis
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When facing a complicated case of intracranial stenosis, should recanalization be attempted even if the procedure seems unlikely to be successful? Due to the safety of mechanical thrombectomy, even for complicated intracranial stenosis cases, many operators now recommend intervention and aggressive post-procedural management.

Gabrielle Gard • Mar 6, 2022 • 33 hits

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