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Dr. David Field on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. David Field

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. David Field is a practicing Interventional Radiologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC.

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Ep 97 Nephrostomy Tube Placement: Basic to Advanced with Dr. David Field
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Podcasts Featuring Dr. David Field

Episode #97


Dr. David Field from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital walks us through indications and technique for placement of Nephrostomy tubes, as well as some advanced tricks for the non-distended collecting system.

Articles Featuring Dr. David Field

Nephrostomy tube placement in a case of mild hydronephrosis

Non-distended collecting system nephrostomy tube placement can often be challenging, requiring more advanced techniques. Interventional radiologist Dr. David Field discusses common indications, procedural steps using the Philips XperGuide CT software (and without it).

Percutaneous nephrostomy tube placement on X-ray

A percutaneous nephrostomy is a surgical procedure to drain urine from a kidney. Indications for nephrostomy tube placement include urinary diversion and access for further urologic interventions such as percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Learn more about indications, procedure prep, and complications.

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