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Evolving TIPS Procedures Using New Tools & ICE

with Dr. Dylan Suttle and Dr. Harris Chengazi

Dr. Dylan Suttle and Dr. Harris Chengazi delve into recent advancements in transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedures, highlighting the significant reduction in procedural time and improvements in outcomes due to the introduction of Intracardiac Echo (ICE) and the Scorpion Portal Vein Access Series.

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Ep 455 Evolving TIPS Procedures Using New Tools & ICE with Dr. Dylan Suttle and Dr. Harris Chengazi
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Podcast Contributors

Dr. Dylan Suttle discusses Evolving TIPS Procedures Using New Tools & ICE on the BackTable 455 Podcast

Dr. Dylan Suttle

Dr. Dylan Suttle is an interventional radiologist with DRI Greensboro Imaging in North Carolina.

Dr. Harris Chengazi discusses Evolving TIPS Procedures Using New Tools & ICE on the BackTable 455 Podcast

Dr. Harris Chengazi

Dr. Harris Chengazi is an interventional radiologist with Great Lakes Medical Imaging in PIttsford, New York.

Dr. Christopher Beck discusses Evolving TIPS Procedures Using New Tools & ICE on the BackTable 455 Podcast

Dr. Christopher Beck

Dr. Chris Beck is a practicing interventional radiologist with Regional Radiology Group in New Orleans.

Synopsis

The doctors share their experiences, techniques, and the evolution of their approaches. They emphasize benefits such as high-resolution imaging, cost-effectiveness, and new technologies that make TIPS cases more approachable.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
06:17 - Portal Hypertension Clinics
13:17 - Technical Aspects of TIPS Procedures
35:17 - Challenges in Selecting the Right Hepatic Vein
38:48 - Pre-Procedure Planning
39:36 - Puncture Techniques
50:04 - Stent Deployment and Placement
55:35 - Learning Curve of ICE & Advantages
01:07:58 - The Future of TIPS Procedures

Resources

BackTable VI Episode #123 - TIPS University Freshman Year: Referrals and Pre-op Workup with Dr. Emmett Lynskey:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/vi/podcasts/123/tips-university-freshman-year-referrals-pre-op-workup

BackTable VI Episode #124 - TIPS University Sophomore Year: Basic Procedure Technique
with Dr. Emmett Lynskey:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/vi/podcasts/124/tips-university-sophomore-year-basic-procedure-technique

BackTable VI Episode #125 - TIPS University Junior Year: Advanced Techniques, ICE, and Splenic Access with Dr. Emmett Lynskey:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/vi/podcasts/125/tips-university-junior-year-advanced-techniques-ice-splenic-access

BackTable VI Episode #126 - TIPS University Senior Year: Gunsight Technique & Splenic Closure with Dr. Emmett Lynskey:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/vi/podcasts/126/tips-university-senior-year-gunsight-technique-splenic-closure

Dr. Suttle TIPS Technique Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYfr_rWe5Ck

TIPS prevents further decompensation and improves survival in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension in an individual patient data meta-analysis:
https://www.journal-of-hepatology.eu/article/S0168-8278(23)00314-8/abstract

Intracardiac Echocardiography–Guided TIPS: A Primer for New Operators:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7540636/

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