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Management of HCC: Focus on Radiation Segmentectomy Part 1
with Dr. Juan Gimenez and Dr. Tyler Sandow
In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews Dr. Juan Gimenez and Dr. Tyler Sandow. Juan and Tyler are both interventional radiologists in New Orleans, Louisiana who practice at Ochsner Health System - one of the United States’ leading transplant centers. As a result, both doctors have significant experience in Y-90 radiation segmentectomy and other complex procedures for treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2023, October 23). Ep. 377 – Management of HCC: Focus on Radiation Segmentectomy Part 1 [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com
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Dr. Juan Gimenez
Dr. Juan Gimenez is an interventional and diagnostic radiologist with Ochsner Health in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dr. Tyler Sandow
Dr. Tyler Sandow is an interventional radiologist with Ochsner Health in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dr. Christopher Beck
Dr. Chris Beck is a practicing interventional radiologist with Regional Radiology Group in New Orleans.
Juan and Tyler start the episode by telling us about how their practice has evolved over the years, their experience on tumor boards, and advice for building strong relations with transplant surgeons. The doctors also tell us about their approach to working-up patients with HCC, the variety of treatment modalities, and overall timeline to transplant.
Next we discuss considerations for building an effective interventional oncology service. Taking full ownership at every step of the way is critical to this goal. To conclude the episode, Juan and Tyler discuss the Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) staging algorithm, their research, and other factors that guide their treatment plan. Stay tuned for Part 2 of this discussion, releasing later this week!
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