Items tagged “interventional”
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Endovascular aneurysm repair
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) was first pioneered in the early 1990s. Since then the technology of the devices has rapidly progressed and EVAR is now widely used as a treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The advantages of endovascular repair over open repair are tha...
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS or TIPSS) 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...
Seurat spleen - blunt splenic trauma
Published 10 Apr 2010
Annotated imageDSA (angiography)
Rectus sheath hematoma
Rectus sheath hematomas, as the term implies, occur when a hematoma forms in the rectus abdominis muscle/rectus sheath. It is most common in its lower segment and is generally self-limiting. Epidemiology Rectus sheath hematomas are more common in women with a 3:1 F:M ratio. Clinical presentat...
Biliary stenting - lower CBD cholangiocarcinoma
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 24 Sep 2010
Angio-embolization 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 etiology for endogenous Cushing syndrome selective venous sampli...
Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
Published 06 Jan 2015
Portal vein embolization
Published 06 Apr 2015
Complicated diverticulitis (pericolic abscess)
Published 28 Apr 2017
Basilic vein cannulation (ultrasound)
Diagnosis not applicable
Published 19 Jan 2019
Superficial cervical plexus nerve block (ultrasound)
The superficial cervical plexus nerve block is a field block indicated for procedures involving, and anesthesia of, the anterolateral neck and the skin overlying the clavicle. The superficial cervical plexus (SCP) includes the greater auricular, lesser occipital, transverse cervical, and supracl...
The Chiba needle is one of the most commonly used biopsy/percutaneous access needles. It is a two-part hollow needle with a beveled tip angled at 30 degrees. The inner stylet (which is also beveled) is removable. The beveling of the Chiba needle results in superior steering compared to conventio...