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Stone Retrieval and Other Advanced Biliary Interventions

with Dr. Alexander Vezeridis

Dr. Alexander Vezeridis discusses advanced biliary interventions; covering stone removal procedures, technical success rates, and practical tips for using Spyglass cholangioscopy, laser lithotripsy, and endobiliary ablation. Dr. Vezeridis is an interventional radiologist, physician-scientist, and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Stanford.

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BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2024, July 12). Ep. 463 – Stone Retrieval and Other Advanced Biliary Interventions [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com

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Podcast Contributors

Dr. Alexander Vezeridis discusses Stone Retrieval and Other Advanced Biliary Interventions on the BackTable 463 Podcast

Dr. Alexander Vezeridis

Dr. Alexander Vezeridis is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine, and a physician-scientist specializing in Interventional Radiology.

Dr. Eric J. Keller discusses Stone Retrieval and Other Advanced Biliary Interventions on the BackTable 463 Podcast

Dr. Eric J. Keller

Dr. Eric Keller is an interventional and diagnostic radiology resident physician at Stanford.

Synopsis

Dr. Vezeridis highlights the importance of continuous learning, collaboration with other specialties, and shares his experiences and tips for optimizing patient outcomes. The doctors also touch on innovative approaches such as photodynamic therapy and the use of various tools in managing benign and malignant biliary diseases.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
03:25 - Setting Up Spyglass in Your Practice
10:50 - Patient Selection and Procedure Details
24:27 - Stone Fragmentation Techniques
27:35 - Success Rates and Patient Outcomes
35:06 - Endobiliary Ablation Techniques
47:35 - Laser Treatment for Biliary Obstructions
49:18 - Future Innovations

Resources

BackTable VI Podcast Episode #146 - Spyglass Interventions with Dr. Jeffrey Chick and Dr. Ravi Srinivasa:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/vi/podcasts/146/spyglass-interventions

Spyglass - Boston Scientific:
https://www.bostonscientific.com/en-US/medical-specialties/gastroenterology/advancements-cholangioscopy.html

Percutaneous Gallstone Removal: Long-term Follow-up (Dr. Hovsepian Paper):
https://www.jvir.org/article/S1051-0443(96)70766-2/pdf

SIR’s Percutaneous Cholangiopancreatoscopy (PCPS) registry:
https://clinicaltrials.gov/study/NCT05210322

StarMed Endoscopic RFA Clinical Articles:
https://www.starmedacademy.com/endoscopic-rfa-clinical-articles-elra

Habib Endobiliary Ablation Catheter:
https://www.bostonscientific.com/en-US/products/rf-ablation/habib-endohpb-bipolar-radiofrequency-catheter.html

Interventional Radiology-Operated Choledochoscopic-Guided Radiofrequency Wire and Holmium Laser Ablations May Facilitate Treatment and Long-Term Patency of Benign Biliary Strictures:
https://www.jvir.org/article/S1051-0443(18)31535-5/abstract

Percutaneous Cholangioscope-Assisted Laser Incision of Severe Benign Hepaticojejunostomy Stenoses:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35504434/

Percutaneous Endoluminal Benign Biliary Laser (PEBBL) (Clinical Trial):
https://clinicaltrials.gov/study/NCT05567003

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