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Ep 453 Thoracentesis Best Practices with Dr. Paul Lewis
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Listen to leading physicians discuss pulmonology 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 #437

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In this episode, host Dr. Bryan Hartley takes us on a deep dive into the origin story and mission of Pulmera, a medtech company dedicated to transforming the field of bronchoscopic lung cancer diagnosis by retrofitting existing fluoroscopy machines into cone beam CT-like scanners. Dr. Hartley is a vascular and interventional radiologist and co-founded Pulmera, alongside interventional pulmonologist Dr. Harmeet Bedi at Stanford.

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Episode #422

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In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews guest Dr. Andrew Sholl, who demystifies the ins and outs of percutaneous biopsies and their impact on diagnoses. Dr. Sholl is a pathologist at LCMC Health in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Episode #386

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In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews Dr. Robert Lookstein about the pulmonary embolism response team (PERT) approach for treating acute pulmonary embolisms (PE). Dr. Lookstein is a practicing interventional radiologist in New York City at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine.

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Episode #314

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In this week’s episode, Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews co-hosts and IRs Dr. Ally Baheti and Dr. Chris Beck about indications, procedural steps, and patient education for tunneled pleural and peritoneal catheters.

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Episode #261

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In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews interventional cardiologist Dr. Rohit Amin about his private practice PE response team, including his treatment algorithm, follow-up protocol, and how he believes AI can contribute to PE care.

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Episode #162

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Interventional Cardiologist Behnam Tehrani and Interventional Radiologist Reha Butros from Inova Health System tell us about their team approach to endovascular treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) with Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA).

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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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Pulmonology Articles

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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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Thoracentesis Best Practices with Dr. Paul Lewis on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Pulmera’s Journey From Concept to Clinical Impact with Dr. Bryan Hartley on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Pathology 101: Solid Advice for Percutaneous Biopsies with Dr. Andrew Sholl on the BackTable VI Podcast)
The PERT Approach: Innovating on Acute PE Management with Dr. Robert Lookstein on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Tunneled Pleural and Peritoneal Catheters with Dr. Ally Baheti and Dr. Chris Beck 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)

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Pleural blood patch after CT guided lung biopsy

Pleural & Parenchymal Blood Patching Techniques in Lung Biopsy

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