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Ep 278 Minimizing Complications for Lung Biopsies with Dr. Robert Suh
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Pneumothorax Podcasts

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

Episode #453

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In this episode, Dr. Paul Lewis discusses best practices for thoracentesis. He shares insights on using image guidance, managing complex effusions, and managing complications such as pneumothorax and hemothorax. Dr. Lewis is an interventional radiologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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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 #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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Pneumothorax Articles

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

Lung Biopsy Procedure Prep: Patient Communication, Medications & Device Selection

The key to a successful needle lung biopsy procedure is proper preparation. Interventional radiologist Dr. Robert Suh shares his approach to patient prep for lung biopsy, including pain control.

BioSentry Plug vs Blood Patching: Preventing Pneumothorax After Lung Biopsy

Pneumothorax is a common complication during a lung biopsy procedure. Dr. Robert Suh describes two distinct methods, BioSentry plug and blood patching, to manage this complication, and considerations for each approach.

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.

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Podcasts

Thoracentesis Best Practices with Dr. Paul Lewis on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Minimizing Complications for Lung Biopsies with Dr. Robert Suh 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)
Iliofemoral Stenting: Decision-Making & Best Practices Explored with Dr. Kush Desai and Dr. Steven Abramowitz on the BackTable VI Podcast)

Articles

Lung Biopsy Procedure Prep: Patient Communication, Medications & Device Selection

Lung Biopsy Procedure: Patient Communication, Medications & Device Selection

BioSentry Plug vs Blood Patching: Preventing Pneumothorax After Lung Biopsy

BioSentry Plug vs Blood Patching: Preventing Pneumothorax After Lung Biopsy

Pleural blood patch after CT guided lung biopsy

Pleural & Parenchymal Blood Patching Techniques in Lung Biopsy

Contributors

Dr. Fred Lee on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Fred Lee

Dr. Paul Lewis on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Paul Lewis

Dr. Robert Suh on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Robert Suh

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