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Portal Hypertension Podcasts

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

Episode #222

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In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews interventional radiologist Dr. George Behrens about how he built a robust multidisciplinary portal hypertension clinic in a community hospital, tips for common challenges during a TIPS, and post-TIPS management.

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En este episodio de BackTable, Dra. Gina Landinez habla con el Dr. Alejandro Mejia, cirujano trasplante de Methodist Dallas, y la Dra. Pilar Bayona, radiologista intervencionista de UT Southwestern, sobre la colaboración entre los cirujanos trasplantes y los radiólogos intervencionistas durante los trasplantes de hígados. Hablan sobre el papel de los radiólogos intervencionistas durante los periodos críticos de trasplante: el preoperatorio, el perioperatorio, y el postoperatorio.

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Episode #206

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Dr. Karen Brown explains how she improved paracentesis workflow by creating a service that has shortened procedure time, decreased hospital length of stay, and improved patient and referring provider satisfaction.

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Episode #127

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Interventional Radiologist Christopher Beck talks with Hepatologist Parvez Mantry about the management of Portal Hypertension and Ascites, and the importance of multi-disciplinary collaborative care for these patients.

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Episode #126

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It's Senior Year at TIPS University with Dr. Emmett Lynskey talking us through his Gunsight technique for TIPS placement, as well as how to perform a safe closure of splenic access. Don't miss the first three parts of the series as well!

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Episode #125

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It's Junior Year at TIPS University with Dr. Emmett Lynskey walking through advanced techniques for TIPS, including using Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) for placement, as well as transsplenic access for portal reconstruction.

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Episode #124

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It's Sophomore Year at TIPS University with Dr. Emmett Lynskey and Dr. Christopher Beck discussing basic procedure technique for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS).

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Episode #123

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We start our TIPS University series with Interventional Radiologist Dr. Emmett Lynskey discussing referral sources and pre-operative workup, including the importance of patient selection and MELD score.

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Episode #122

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Interventional Radiologist Peder Horner talks with Barry Uchida about the early days at The Dotter Institute, with stories about working alongside Josef Rösch on developing the first TIPS sets, as well as working with other legends in the field including Charles Dotter, Fred Keller, and Julio Palmaz.

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Episode #87

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Interventional Radiologist Rajeev Suri from UT Health San Antonio tells us about his clinical approach to the high-volume ascites patient, including paracentesis technique and tips, albumin regimen, and discussing the need for TIPS in some patients.

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Episode #44

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East Coast "McBreamy" and "Western Peder" discuss their Colapinto vs. Uchida needle preference, advantages of the ICE catheter, and other great pearls and pitfalls for the TIPS Procedure. Special thanks to our sponsor RADPAD® Radiation Protection. Protect yourself and your patients during those lengthy TIPS cases.

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Portal Hypertension Tools

Check out portal hypertension apps, calculators, and decision aids to assist you in your day to day practice.

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The Child-Pugh Score calculator can be used to quickly assess the severity of cirrhosis, life expectancy, and risk of perioperative abdominal surgery mortality in patients with liver disease.

MELD Calculator

Model for End-Stage Liver Disease. Stratifies severity of end-stage liver disease, for transplant planning.

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New Tools for TIPS with Dr. George Behrens on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Transplante de Higado: Nuestro Rol como Radiólogos Intervencionistas Dr. Pilar Bayona y Dr. Alejandro Mejia on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Improving Workflow Efficiency: Starting with Paracentesis with Dr. Karen Brown on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Portal Hypertension and Ascites Management with Dr. Parvez Mantry on the BackTable VI Podcast)
TIPS University Senior Year: Gunsight Technique & Splenic Closure with Dr. Emmett Lynskey on the BackTable VI Podcast)
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Dr. Pilar Bayona

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Dr. Karen Brown

Dr. Emmett Lynskey on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Emmett Lynskey

Dr. Parvez Mantry on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Parvez Mantry

Dr. Alejandro Mejia on the BackTable VI Podcast

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