Intravascular ultrasound image of intima, media, and adventitia.

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a useful method for evaluating vessel stenosis and calcifications. Dr. Bryan Fisher explains how he uses IVUS and intravascular lithotripsy to treat calcified vessels.

Delaney Aguilar • Jan 16, 2022 • 5 hits

Balloon kyphoplasty on fluoroscopy

In this article, we address when to select balloon kyphoplasty over vertebroplasty, different balloon access techniques, and how to deploy the ideal amount of kyphoplasty cement filling.

Delaney Aguilar • Dec 16, 2021 • 24 hits

CT scan of patient being prepped for vertebral compression fracture treatment

This article aims to help you guide your patient through their pain while discussing the hows, whens, and whats of vertebral compression fracture treatment.

Delaney Aguilar • Dec 9, 2021 • 46 hits

Physician opening microwave liver ablation device to create ablation zones

The standard liver ablation zone for hepatocellular carcinoma is half a centimeter to one centimeter, but where does this standard come from? This article discusses the current liver ablation zone guidelines and explores an alternative approach.

Taylor J. Robinson • Dec 9, 2021 • 70 hits

Prostate artery embolization technique

Prostate artery embolization technique may vary depending on which arterial access site is chosen (radial vs femoral). Different PAE techniques may also be utilized to minimize off-target embolization.

Zuby Syed • Dec 3, 2021 • 66 hits

Prostate artery anatomy

Understanding the variations in prostate artery embolization anatomy is crucial for improving technical success, reducing the chance of re-vascularization and minimizing non-target embolization. The variations in origin of the prostate artery can be sorted in a classification system.

Zuby Syed • Dec 3, 2021 • 79 hits

Aortic dissection complications during treatment

The three main aortic dissection complications during treatments include stroke, spinal cord ischemia, and spinal cord paralysis. This is important to note as these complications can extend hospital stays and contributes to higher mortality amongst patients.

Zuby Syed • Dec 3, 2021 • 63 hits

CT of aortic dissection types

Aortic dissection types can be classified depending on the location of the intimal tear, extent of involvement of the aorta, and duration of time from initial clinical presentation. Aortic dissection classifications can dictate medical management and surgical versus endovascular treatment.

Zuby Syed • Oct 15, 2021 • 65 hits

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