Items tagged “interventional”
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Endovascular aneurysm repair
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) was first pioneered in the early 1990s. Since then technology of the devices has rapidly progressed and EVAR is now widely used as treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The advantages of endovascular repair over open repair are that they...
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a treatment for portal hypertension in which direct communication is formed between a hepatic vein and a branch of the portal vein, thus allowing some proportion of portal flow to bypass the liver. The target portosystemic gradient after TI...
Seurat spleen (blunt spleen trauma)
Published 10 Apr 2010
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Rectus sheath haematoma
Rectus sheath haematomas, as the term implies, occur when a haematoma forms in the rectus abdominis muscle/rectus sheath. It is most common in its lower segment and is generally self-limiting. Epidemiology Rectus sheath haematomas are more common in women with a 3:1 F:M ratio. Clinical presen...
Biliary stenting - lower CBD cholangiocarcinoma
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 24 Sep 2010
Angio-embolisation of lower GI bleed
Published 10 Aug 2011
Superficial femoral artery stenosis
Published 11 Sep 2011
Endocrine venous sampling
Endocrine venous sampling is a set of similar interventional techniques proposed for the specific diagnosis of some endocrine disorders such as: inferior petrosal sinus sampling evaluates for ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma as aetiology for endogenous Cushing syndrome selective venous sampl...
Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
Published 06 Jan 2015
Portal vein embolisation
Published 06 Apr 2015
Complicated diverticulitis (pericolic abscess)
Published 28 Apr 2017