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BackTable is a knowledge resource for physicians by physicians. Get practical advice on Lung Cancer and how to build your practice by listening to the BackTable VI Podcast, reading exclusing BackTable Articles, and following the work of our Contributors.

Ep 257 Microwave Ablation for Liver Lesions with Dr. Josh Kuban
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Lung Cancer Podcasts

Listen to leading physicians discuss lung cancer on the BackTable VI Podcast. Get tips, tricks, and expert guidance from your peers and level up your practice.

Episode #278

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In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews chest and interventional radiologist Dr. Robert Suh about his lung biopsy technique, including how he approaches pain management, and his take on the best way to seal the biopsy tract to prevent air leaks.

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Episode #257

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In this episode, Dr. Chris Beck interviews Interventional Radiologist Dr. Josh Kuban about his liver tumor ablation practice at MD Anderson Cancer Center, including how it's evolved over time with newer technologies. They also discuss patient workup for liver tumors, treatment with microwave ablation, and post-procedure follow up. Dr. Kuban shares why he uses microwave ablation technology, and the advantages of ablation confirmation software for these procedures.

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Episode #157

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In Part II of our Lung Biopsy Series Dr. Fred Lee and Dr. Christopher Beck discuss Pleural and Parenchymal Blood Patching to prevent Pneumothorax, including results of the recent JVIR article from Sept 2021.

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Episode #156

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We start off Part 1 of a 2 part series with Dr. Fred Lee discussing Percutaneous Lung Biopsy Technique, with tips and tricks to help your daily practice.

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Episode #7

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In Episode 7 we discuss Lung tumor ablation therapies with Dr. Stephen Hunt, MD, PhD, including practice building and devices.

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Lung Cancer Articles

Read our exclusive BackTable VI Articles for quick insights on lung cancer, provided by physicians for physicians.

Pleural blood patch after CT guided lung biopsy

Blood patching began to emerge in the early 2000’s as a technique to reduce the incidence of chest tube placements subsequent to pneumothoraces, and has since been adopted in lung biopsy procedures. Blood patching is a technique in which the operator introduces the patient's own blood into the pulmonary space to promote coagulation of air passages created upon biopsy.

Pleural blood patch after CT guided lung biopsy

CT guided lung biopsy can be quite challenging. There is a risk of injuring the many pulmonary and intercostal vessels, the time consuming process of sticking the nodule, and determining what patients are viable candidates. Abdominal radiologist Dr. Fred Lee discusses the techniques his practice has used to improve their CT guided lung biopsies.

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Podcasts

Microwave Ablation for Liver Lesions with Dr. Josh Kuban on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Percutaneous Lung Biopsies: Pleural & Parenchymal Blood Patching with Dr. Fred Lee on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Percutaneous Lung Biopsies: The Basics with Dr. Fred Lee on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Lung Tumor Ablation with Dr. Stephen Hunt and Dr. Christopher Beck on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Minimizing Complications for Lung Biopsies with Dr. Robert Suh on the BackTable VI Podcast)

Articles

Pleural blood patch after CT guided lung biopsy

Pleural & Parenchymal Blood Patching Techniques in Lung Biopsy

Pleural blood patch after CT guided lung biopsy

Pleural Space Jam: Techniques for CT Guided Lung Biopsy

Contributors

Dr. Stephen Hunt on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Stephen Hunt

Dr. Josh Kuban on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Josh Kuban

Dr. Fred Lee on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Fred Lee

Dr. Robert Suh on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Robert Suh

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