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SIR Foundation Leaders in Innovation Award
30th Annual Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture
SIR 2014 Gold Medalists
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24-month final results from the renova study: a randomized controlled comparison of stent grafts and balloon angioplasty for dialysis access graft preservation
Novel molecular targeting of Necl 5 to prevent intimal hyperplasia and restenosis
Assessing the efficacy, complications, and re-intervention incidence following uterine fibroid embolization in patients with large fibroids
Modified-BRTO (balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration) for the treatment of portal hypertensive variceal bleeding
Paclitaxel-coated balloons as a treatment option of arterio-venous fistula stenosis: 1-year final results of a prospective randomized controlled trial
Secondary procedures after TEVAR in the first 3 years of the valor test and VALOR II trials
Dodecafluoropentane nanoemulsions produced with protein and lipid surfactants permit targeted oxygen and drug delivery, and help elucidate mechanisms of action
Restructuring of RVUs assigned to retrieval of IVC filters reinforces a clinical practice model
Computed tomography characteristics associated with post-retrieval alleviation of clinical symptoms accompanying inferior vena cava filter strut penetration
Single center experience with elective endovascular repair of renal artery aneurisms: technique and midterm follow-up
Endovascular repair of internal iliac artery aneurysms: single center 15-year experience
Outcomes of coverage of the left subclavian artery during endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta
Reducing ionizing radiation dose in EVAR surveillance cta: dual-bolus injection technique versus standard arterial and delayed phase cta
Midterm outcomes of conservative management of type II endoleaks after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Mycotic aneurysms: presentation, radiologic diagnosis, management and outcome
Over-the-wire device for immediate, complete, and durable occlusion of saccular cerebral aneurysms
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) - is imaging surveillance robust and does it influence long-term mortality?
Respiratory- and cardiac-induced motion of the thoracic aorta in patients with thoracic aortic disease
Ultra low-dose catheter directed CT angiography for the assessment of vascular suitability prior to endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and transfemoral aortic valvular implantation (TAVI)
Radiofrequency wire recanalization of chronic central venous occlusions is effective but not without the potential for complications
Evaluation of a novel balloon catheter with an injection valve: initial experience
▪ FEATURED ABSTRACT Inferior vena cava stenting for malignant obstruction
Same day endovascular therapy for lower extremity deep venous thrombosis: technique and initial results
Trellis pharmacomechanical thrombectomy followed by catheter-directed thrombolysis versus catheter-directed thrombolysis alone in treatment of acute upper extremity deep vein thrombosis – a 5 year single center experience
Recanalization of chronic femoropopliteal deep venous thrombosis in patients suffering from post thrombotic syndrome: a safe and effective approach to improving quality of life
Catheter directed thrombolysis for proximal deep venous thrombosis during early pregnancy and the post-partum period
Iliac vein compression syndrome with acute deep venous thrombosis: CT venography-based criteria for catheter-directed thrombolysis
Safety and efficacy of percutaneous autogenous arteriovenous fistula creation with the TVA FLEX system: expanded results beyond the pilot study
Effect of central venous angioplasty on hemodialysis access circuit flow
Percutaneous proximal radial artery arteriovenous fistula creation for hemodialysis using the Ellipsys™ vascular access system
Cephalic arch stenosis in hemodialysis patients: what is the cephalic arch and does the precise location of stenosis effect patency?
Prophylactic antibiotics and tunneled dialysis catheter interventions in the chest
Air embolism during insertion and replacement of tunneled dialysis catheters: effect of aerostatic sheaths and over-the-wire exchange
Comparison of symmetrical tip dialysis catheters using computational flow dynamics
A five-year experience with coil assisted maturation of arteriovenous fistulas
The role of the IEX-1 gene in venous neointimal hyperplasia
In vivo evaluation of irinotecan-loaded quadrasphere microspheres for use in chemoembolization of VX2 liver tumors
Evaluation of the plasmatic and parenchymal elution kinetics in a domestic pig model using irinotecan-loaded drug-eluting beads
Efficacy of TACE in elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Randomized phase II study of hepatic arterial embolization of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with micospheres alone (bead block (BB)) versus doxorubicin loaded microspheres (LC bead (LCB))
Outcomes in subselective drug eluting bead transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma with total bilirubin ≥ 3.0
Superselective chemoembolization: efficacy and toxicity comparison between drug-eluting bead and ethiodated oil delivery
Survival trends in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma and the effect of DEB-TACE: surveillance, epidemiology and end results database vs. tertiary cancer center
Immunoembolization (IE) using 1500 mcg of granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor (gm-csf) and 2 million iu of interleukin-2 (IL-2) for the treatment of uveal melanoma (UM) hepatic metastases
Uveal melanoma metastatic to the liver: the role of quantitative and functional MR imaging in the assessment of early tumor response after TACE
In vitro evaluation of sunitinib loading and release of bioresorbable microspheres
Targeting tumor glycolysis in pancreatic cancer - volumetric and functional tumor response assessment in an orthotopic mouse tumor model
Exothermic neutralization of valproic acid: combination thermochemical ablation with drug therapy
Alternate pulse parameters for the in-vivo low voltage pulsed electric field ablation of swine liver
Biofunctionalized hybrid magnetic/gold nanostructures as catalysts for photothermal ablation of colorectal liver metastases: an in vitro feasibility study
Pharmacokinetics study of bronchial artery infusion chemotherapy in dog lung on the basis of microdialysis technique
Synthesis and evaluation of a pre-loaded drug eluting radiopaque composite embolic microsphere (CEM) for transarterial chemoembolization (TACE)
Temperature sensing microspheres for image-guided transcatheter thermal therapy in the liver
Correlation of tumor oncogene profile with clinical outcomes following percutaneous therapy of liver lesions from metastatic colorectal cancer
Feasibility and acute safety following catheter directed IRE for endoluminal ablation of the porcine esophagus
Ice ball size during renal tumor cryoablation: useful predictor of successful ablation?
Effectiveness and safety of image-guided ablation in the management of primary and metastatic adrenal tumors
Percutaneous microwave ablation for colorectal cancer liver metastasis: initial results
Comparison of microwave vs. radiofrequency ablation of HCC when combined with DEB-TACE: safety and mid-term efficacy
Image-guided targeted radiofrequency ablation (t-RFA) of posterior vertebral body metastatic lesions
Dual mode ultrasound array imaging interpretation for high intensity focused ultrasound therapy in ex vivo models
Renal ablation of TT1atumors in the elderly population
Percutaneous irreversible electroporation (IRE) in the management of pancreatic cancer
Microwave ablation (MWA) following trans-arterial chemo-embolization (TACE) with lipiodol for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): effects of hepatic steatosis on ablation volumes
Development of a "call attending" simulation scenario to improve resident education in IR
What do medical students know about interventional radiology? A survey at a single medical school
Interventional oncology training symposium: long term impact on trainee interest
Awareness of and interest in interventional radiology among medical students
Interventional radiology education early in medical school: is it valuable?
Assessment of medical student awareness of the new interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology certification and the need for a separate core interventional radiology rotation
Efficacy of prophylactic intravenous cefazolin in prevention of early infections after pull-through gastrostomy tube placements
Safety and efficacy of percutaneous cecostomy for treatment of large bowel obstruction in adult cancer patients
Percutaneous cecostomy in adult patients: indications, efficacy, and quality of life results
Evaluation of patient safety and complication rates after implementation of a pre-procedure gastrostomy tube clinic
Percutaneous radiologic gastrostomygastrojejunostomy using "push technique" and T-fastener gastropexy for enteral nourishment in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a large cohort study
Prospective evaluation of outcomes after placement of a percutaneous tunneled peritoneal dialysis catheter for refractory ascites demonstrates improvement in quality of life
Targeted transgastric drainage of persistent pancreaticocutaneous fistulas
Image-guided peritoneal access for fluid infusion in oncology patients: indications, technique, and outcomes
▪ FEATURED ABSTRACT XperGuide and CT-guided biopsy approaches: a single operator comparison
Irinotecan drug eluted beads as a closure treatment for controlled liver colorectal cancer metastases after more than 2 systemic chemotherapy regiments
FEATURED ABSTRACT. Surrogate markers of embolization endpoint during hepatic arterial oncologic interventions using anti-reflux devices: potential role for intraprocedural hepatic arterial pressure measurement
Safety of outpatient-based transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma in B and Child-Pugh C patients
Caudate lobe hepatocellular carcinoma treated with selective chemoembolization: usefulness of C-arm CT performed at the proper hepatic artery or equivalent
Treatment of bulky uveal melanoma (UN) hepatic metastases with doxorubicin eluting beads (DEBDOX) followed by 1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea (BCNU) TACE: an initial experience
Phase I clinical trial of intrahepatic arterial infusion of a HSV-1 replication-conditional mutant (rRRp450)
Development and validation of an endovascular chemotherapy filter device for removing high-dose doxorubicin from the blood: in vivo porcine study
Radio-pathological correlation of 3D-quantitative contrast-enhanced and functional MRI in HCC patients after TACE - do we see what we treat?
Superselective vs. lobar transarterial chemoembolization – incidence and clinical significance of non-targeted embolization
Comparison of the efficacy of covered and uncovered self-expandable metallic stent in inoperable malignant common bile duct obstruction: a randomized trial
Pre-clinical study of intrabiliary radiofrequency hyperthermia -enhanced local chemotherapy of cholangiocarcinoma monitored by dual-modality molecular imaging
Supra-papillary versus trans-papillary biliary stent for malignant biliary obstruction: which is the better?
Biliary shave biopsies using the SilverHawk™ atherectomy device: a single institution retrospective review
Ducts or no ducts, there is always a way: extra-anatomic biliary drainage
Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage in non-cholestatic patients as treatment for bile leaks after upper abdominal surgery
Does stent placement across the ampulla of vater increase the risk of subsequent cholangitis?
Evaluation of a newly instituted percutaneous antegrade choledochoscopy program for biliary disease in poor surgical candidates
A single center study of biliary stone removal through the percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage route: results of 695 patients
Percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopy: outcome as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool in the management of biliary tract disease
C-arm CT of the pulmonary arteries: does it provide additional information for the diagnostic work-up of patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension prior to surgical or interventional treatment?
Frequency of treatable and complex pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, according to HHT1 versus HHT2 genotype
Endovascular retrograde vein approach and direct puncture retrograde vein approach for curative AVM treatment: a new unreported technique
Acquired non-traumatic peripheral arteriovenous fistula
Management of tongue venous malformation
Embolization of intraosseous AVM
Embolization therapy of high-flow hand and foot arteriovenous malformations: challenges of treatment and lessons learned
Ethanol embolotherapy management of pelvic arteriovenous malformation
Management of chest and shoulder arteriovenous malformations
Prostatic arterial embolization, as an alternative to surgery, for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia refractory to medical therapy: results in 500 cases
Feasibility and effects of transcatheter arterial embolization for frozen shoulder refractory to non-surgical management
Bariatric embolization: impact of proton pump inhibition and arterial distribution on ulceration risk in a porcine model
Provocative mesenteric angiography for gastrointestinal hemorrhage
Long-term results of microcoil embolization for colonic hemorrhage: how common is rebleeding?
Is preoperative renal embolization effective in reducing blood loss and transfusion requirements during nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma? Results from a single institution
Longitudinal outcomes of endovascularly managed iatrogenic renal bleeds
Evolution in the treatment of delayed postpancreatectomy hemorrhage: a trend towards interventional radiology
Renal volume reduction by transcatheter renal artery embolization with N-butyl cyanoacrylate for symptomatic polycystic kidney disease
Coils versus gelatin particles with or without intra-arterial antibiotics for partial splenic embolization: a comparative evaluation
Anatomy, variants and anastomoses of prostatic arteries
Calculation of operating expenses for conventional transarterial chemoembolization in an academic medical center: a step toward defining value of TACE
Cost-effectiveness of establishing an IVC filter clinic for an interventional radiology department
Implementation of team training in vascular interventional radiology (IR): adherence of training and impact in workflow and outcomes
Prevalence of needle-stick injuries in interventional radiology
Improving the efficiency of an interventional radiology consultation service
Successful implementation of a prospectively designed qa protocol to reduce port infection rates
Retrospective evaluation of free-responses questions in outpatient satisfaction surveys: how to improve CGCAHPS (clinician and group consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems) scores in interventional radiology (IR)
Improving the PICC line workflow
Clinical efficacy, safety, and feasibility of using video glasses during interventional radiologic procedures
Chest port infection rates in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) and tracheostomy: a retrospective review
Subcutaneous central venous port via the left internal jugular vein: predictors of increased catheter tip migration upon standing
Feasibility of barbed suture for incision closure in implantable chest ports
Cone beam CT venography vs. cortisol measurements to confirm selective right adrenal vein catheterization during adrenal vein sampling: does anatomical selectivity correlate with biochemical selectivity ratios?
Failure analysis in adrenal vein sampling (AVS)
The collateral adrenal vein: a reliable landmark for right adrenal vein sampling
Bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling: clinical experience in 327 patients
Should adrenal venous sampling precede cross-sectional imaging in the evaluation of primary aldosteronism?
The added value of parathyroid venous sampling for preoperative parathyroid adenoma localization by dynamic 4DCT in patients with recurrent primary hyperparathyroidism
The use of intrathecal combination of analgesics for control of procedural and post-procedural pain in uterine fibroids
Uterine artery embolization in women with megauterus
Quantitative semi-automatic 3D assessment of uterine fibroids after intra-arterial embolization - a feasibility study
Uterine artery embolization using a transradial approach: initial experience and technique
A pilot randomized placebo-controlled trial of MR guided focused ultrasound for symptomatic uterine fibroids
The utility of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) for the assessment of adequate uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)
Results in endovascular treatment of pelvic congestion syndrome
Placenta conservation and adjunct uterine artery embolisation versus caesarean hysterectomy in placenta accreta
Internal iliac artery balloon occlusion placement for management of placenta accreta: a retrospective study
Transvaginal drainage of pelvic collections: a 5 years retrospective review in a tertiary gynaecology center
MRapparent diffusion coefficient quantification as an imaging biomarker for anatomic response of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma to doxorubicin drug-eluting beads chemoembolization
Doxorubicin eluting microsphere: is there a size effect ? Comparison of two sizes in VX2 tumor model
Superselective trans-arterial embolization in a translational rat model of hepatocellular carcinoma
Doxorubicin eluting beads chemoembolization (DEBC) for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with functioning transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS)
Improved efficacy of transarterial chemoembolization using warmed miriplatin for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: intermediate term review
Hepatic artery embolization for metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor following imatinib and sunitinib therapy
Survival outcomes and prognostic factors of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for neuroendocrine liver metastases
Predictors of survival following hepatic artery embolization for the treatment of melanoma liver metastasis
Multi-modality visibility of radio-opaque microspheres during transarterial embolization in a rabbit model of liver cancer
Percutaneous cryoablation vs open and robot assisted partial nephrectomy: cost and clinical analysis
Endobiliary RFA and balloon sweep to restore the patency of occluded metallic biliary stents – a feasibility study
Safety and feasibility of percutaneous microwave ablation (MVA) of lung tumors
Clinically observed ablation volumes as compared to vendor specified volumes: the emperor's new clothes
Clinical utility of radiofrequency ablation for unresectable malignant adrenal neoplasms
Liver cryoablation: achieving minimal morbidity while maximizing outcomes
MR-guided renal cryoablation: a quantitative model for assessing treatment progress
Safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation of primary and secondary liver lesions
Percutaneous cryoablation for the management of small renal masses: a multivariate analysis
Pathological comparison of radiofrequency and microwave ablation in combination with transarterial chemoembolization in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
Vascular plug-assisted retrograde transvenous obliteration for the treatment of gastric varices and hepatic encephalopathy
Outcomes from balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO) versus transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in the management of isolated gastric varices: a retrospective study in single US medical center
TIPS insertion at the portal vein bifurcation with the viatorr stent-graft: incidence of hemorrhagic complications
Initial experience with direct intrahepatic portocaval shunting (DIPS) in patients with anatomy not amenable to transjugular intrahepatic portovenous shunting (TIPS)
Iguide TIPS: an enhanced real-time 3D image guided TIPS - preliminary results
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in the post-liver transplant patient: efficacy of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-covered TIPS
Impact of TIPS insertion on hepatic functional status
Endovascular management of bleeding ectopic varices
Characterization of hepatobiliary toxicities after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation and association with early mortality
Effect of embolization or sclerosis on recurrence of variceal hemorrhage after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement
▪ FEATURED ABSTRACT Comparison of complication rates associated with permanent and potentially retrievable inferior vena cava filters
Optional vena cava filter placement and 3 months retrievability: results of the PREPIC 2 randomized multicenter trial
Development of radiopaque resorbable medical device
Effectiveness and complications of routine and advanced inferior vena cava filter retrieval techniques
Strut perforation over time for the celect vena cava filter
Safety and ease of retrievability in long term optional IVC filters: our ALN experience
Pattern of usage, safety, and efficacy of the celect retrievable IVC filter
Social and demographic factors influencing IVC filter retrieval rates
In vivo analysis of polydioxanone for the development of absorbable vascular filters
Temporary balloon occlusion of the common hepatic artery during Y90 radioembolization planning and treatment in patients with patent hepatoenteric collaterals
Transradial approach for hepatic radioembolization: initial results and technique
Y90 radioembolization planning with MAA shunt study: predictors of high shunt fraction
Identifying aberrant hepatic arteries prior to intra-arterial radioembolization
Effect of substituting 50% isovue for sterile water as the delivery medium for SIR-SPHERES: improved dose delivery and decreased incidence of stasis
Tumor-to-normal particle deposition ratio in primary versus secondary liver malignancies: impact on tumor dose and radioembolization treatment planning
Prospective open-label single center study of safety and efficacy of glass-based Y90 radioembolization for infiltrative HCC with PVT
Measurement of radiation exposure dose during Yttrium-90 radioembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma
Yttrium-90 radioembolization for hepatic breast cancer metastasis: a contemporary analysis of safety, response, and survival
▪ FEATURED ABSTRACT Safety and feasibility of Yttrium-90 radioembolization in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with liver dysfunction
Angioplasty of the aortic or renal artery stenosis in acute setting in patients with aorto-arteritis
Platelet responsiveness to clopidogrel treatment after peripheral endovascular procedures - the preclop study: clinical impact and optimal cut-off value of high on treatment platelet reactivity
Initial experience with ticagrelor in patients with critical limb ischemia and non responsiveness to clopidogrel undergoing complex peripheral endovascular procedures. a platelet function test-guided individualized antiplatelet therapy study
Drug-coated balloons versus drug-eluting stents in long infrapopliteal lesions: the ideas randomized controlled trial (nct01517997)
Limb salvage using pedal access for lower extremity arterial revascularization
Effect of plantar arch integrity and number of crural vessel runoff on limb salvage rates
A new technique in complex chronic total occlusions: puncture through a subintimally placed microsnare with a reentry device from the true lumen to achieve through and through antegrade-retrograde access
Rates of complication and embolic capture utilizing the NAV-6 embolic protection system during arterial interventions involving the lower extremity
Determination of the best parameter for defining the hemodynamic significance of an iliac artery stenosis detected on CT angiography
Outcomes and complications of simple high dose tPA and DNase treatment protocol for infected pleural effusions
Can a biopsy performed after lung RFA be contributive?
Obstructive lung physiology remains an independent predictor of developing a pneumothorax when CT-guided lung core biopsy is performed with a blood patch
Microwave ablation for lung neoplasms: a retrospective analysis of long term results
Surgifoam for needle track embolization after percutaneous lung biopsy and/or fiducial marker placement reduces the rate of pneumothorax and chest tube placement
Comparison of preoperative CT-guided hook wire and methylene blue lung nodule localization techniques
Initial clinical experience of CT-guided percutaneous lung biopsy using an intelligent guiding device
Core lung biopsy for genetic analysis: is there increased risk compared to conventional biopsy?
Procedural safety sign in / sign out (siso) for improving standards of practice in the interventional radiology (IR) suite, a Canadian perspective
Lead aprons worn by interventional radiologists contain pathogenic organisms including MRSA and tinea species
Radiation exposure in pregnant and non-pregnant female interventional radiology workers
Improving IVC filter retrieval: a quality assessment
Morbidity analysis of chest port insertion: interventional radiology vs. surgical placement
VVSymq™ and patient profiles: interpreting a new patient-reported outcome (PRO) instrument for great saphenous vein incompetence (GSVI)
Qualitative analysis of patients’ complaints and their resolution in interventional radiology (IR): 12-year experience at an academic medical center
30-day re-admission rate following transarterial chemoembolization (TACE): a single center experience
Thirty day hospital readmission and re-intervention in dialysis access interventional procedures: are they preventable?
Comparison of complications and costs related to IR versus surgically placed central venous access ports in the hospital setting: a retrospective chart review
Phase II study of Yttrium-90 resin microspheres in treatment of colorectal adenocarcinoma metastatic to the liver after failure of first-line oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy: preliminary results of the in SIRT trial
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Survival trends in chemorefractory unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and the effect of resin-based Yttrium-90 radioembolization: surveillance, epidemiology and end results database vs. tertiary cancer center
Simulation study on cost-effectiveness of radioembolization compared with trans-arterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma
The effect of intra-arterial angiotensin II on the hepatic tumor to non-tumor blood flow ratio for radioembolization: a systematic review
Intratumoral vascular shunts as conduits for circulating tumor cells (CTCS) and clusters for distant metastasis
Resin-based Yttrium-90 estimation as a prognostic factor for survival in patients with chemorefractory intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas: a proof of concept study
Treatment of unresectable solitary hepatocellular carcinoma not amenable to radiofrequency ablation: multicenter radiological-pathological correlation and long-term outcomes of radiation segmentectomy
Y-90 radioembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein tumor thrombus associated with hepatitis C genotype 4
COSY trial: a prospective, randomized study of coilng vs surefire infusion system in Y90
PET/CT-guided interventions for prostate cancer metastases imaged with prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-based PET
Percutaneous needle biopsy in the setting of decubitus ulcer and spondylodiscitis: are the yields rates for these procedures clinically useful?
CT-guided pulsed radiofrequency treatment for pudendal neuralgia
CT guided pudendal nerve cryoablation for the treatment of refractory pudendal neuralgia
Percutaneous stabilization of metastatic disease in the acetabulum
Interactive near real-time high resolution imaging for open MR guided interventions using zoom MRI at 1.0 Tesla - initial experience
Targeted radiofrequency ablation (t-RFA) prior to cement augmentation of symptomatic malignant spine lesions: clinical evaluation
KAST study: the Kiva® system as a vertebral augmentation treatment - a safety and effectiveness trial
Long-term efficacy and complication rate of a novel percutaneous CT-guided radiofrequency ablation technique for osteoid osteoma of the lower extremity
Definitive locoregional therapy versus neoadjuvant locoregional therapy and transplant for unresectable very small hepatocellular carcinoma
Quantitative 3D volumetric assessment of tumor response after intra-arterial therapy of colorectal cancer metastases to the liver – a new surrogate marker for survival
When all else fails: prospective evaluation of transarterial chemoembolization using doxorubicin eluting beads for the treatment of chemorefractory liver metastases from breast cancer
Watershed HCCs: the risk and impact of incomplete response on transplant eligibility
Interleukin-6 fold change following hepatic artery embolization predicts length of hospital stay
Hepatic arteritis following TACE with epirubicin: a single institution retrospective review
Safety of 70-150 μm drug eluting beads in transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma
Safety and efficacy compared for two doxorubicin loaded microspheres in liver VX2 model
Adverse events and treatment response using different embolization endpoints in a cohort of patients with neuroendocrine liver metastasis treated with drug eluting beads
▪ FEATURED ABSTRACT Influence of bead size on tumor response rate after drug-eluting bead transcatheter arterial chemoembolization in hepatocellular carcinoma
Rapid determination of core needle biopsy adequacy using optical spectroscopy
Factors contributing to the success and major complication rate of ultrasound-guided native kidney biopsies
Safety and diagnostic accuracy of percutaneous biopsy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma
The use of cone beam CT in percutaneous nephrolithotomy
Percutaneous cutting balloon ureteroplasty (PCBU) for the treatment of post-operative uretero-enteric strictures: early results and long-term follow-up
R.E.N.A.L nephrometry score predicts early tumor recurrence and complications after percutaneous ablation: a 5-year experience
Renal transplant arterial stenosis treated with BMS vs DES stents: comparison of short term treatment outcomes
▪ FEATURED ABSTRACT Catheter-directed transmural IRE ablation in the porcine ureter: functional and histologic assessment over 1 month
Clearing the confusion on hepatic encephalopathy after TIPS creation: incidence, prognostic factors, and clinical outcomes
Electromagnetically navigated TIPS procedure: phantom and in vivo evaluation
Short term efficacy and safety of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of portosystemic shunt in patients with hepatic encephalopathy
Management of portal and mesenteric vein stenosis after pancreaticoduodenectomy with endovascular stent placement
Procedural and clinical outcomes following portal vein embolization prior to right hepatectomy: a comparison between n-butyl-cyanoacrylate and polyvinyl alcohol particles
▪ FEATURED ABSTRACT Impact of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation on MELD score progression
Role of liver biopsy to determine adequacy of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in treating hepatic venous obstruction after liver transplantation: comparison to long-term clinical outcome
Catheter-directed thrombolysis for hepatic artery thrombosis following liver transplantation
Clinicopathologic factors predicting hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence in patients receiving bridging locoregional therapy for orthotopic liver transplantation: a 15-year experience
Three-stage management of traumatic enteral fistula abscesses: “drain, cannulate, and downsize”
Clinical outcomes of non-diagnostic percutaneous liver biopsies in a tertiary referral cancer center
Repeat large volume paracentesis vs. tunneled peritoneal catheter placement for malignant ascites: a cost-minimization study
Does chemotherapy increase infection rates in cancer patients with an indwelling PleurX® abdominal drainage catheter for malignant ascites?
Image guided percutaneous management of abscess formation in patients with duodenal perforation following ERCP
Symptomatic relief of intractable chylous ascites after peritoneovenous (Denver) shunt placement
Evaluation of a CT guided robotic positioning system to minimize needle manipulation during placements to small in vivo targets
Utility of C-arm FDCTin technically challenging image-guided percutaneous drainage procedures
Ultrasound, clinical and cholangiographic findings correlation of biliary complications in pediatric liver transplant recipients
Palliative percutaneous cryoablation in the pediatric and young adult population
Trans - jugular liver biopsy (TJLB) in children: a single institutional experience
Endoscopy-assisted percutaneous treatment of laryngeal low flow vascular malformations
Single center experience of bronchial artery embolization (bae) in children: long term results
3D fusion of preprocedural MRI with intraprocedural C-arm CT for confirmation of bone biopsy location in pediatric interventional radiology
The IR antegrade approach. Safety of an interventional radiological approach to gastrostomy insertion in children
FEATURED ABSTRACT. Antegrade gastrostomy insertion in very low weight infants - is it safe?
Percutaneous CT-guided vertebral biopsies in children
First experience with iGuide navigational software application for bone biopsies in pediatric interventional radiology
The rationale behind gastric embolization as a treatment option for bariatric patients
Comparing capture efficiency of retrievable IVC filters in an in-vitro model of venous thromboembolism
Personalized oncology: what interventionalists should know
How quickly does ascites respond to TIPS? Results of a single center temporal assessment
Aortic infectious disease: an emerging treatment paradigm
Primary aldosternoism and adrenal vein sampling: what the interventional radiologists need to know
Management of refractory bile leaks: instillation of gelfoam slurry reduces time to resolution
Management of bleeding stomal varices
Predictive factors of an insigificant pulmonary shunt fraction for radioembolization
Positional changes of retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters at the time of removal: a comparative study of different filter types
Dual energy femoral run-off CT angiography: principles and application in patients with peripheral artery disease and renal insufficiency
MR-guided cryoablation of prostate adenocarcinoma recurrences: 6 month follow-up
Comparison of miriplatin-lipiodol suspension and cisplatin-lipiodol suspension: the antitumor efficacy and safety of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma
Effectiveness of transarterial chemoembolization after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation: a case-matched analysis
Getting paid for the work you already do: how our division increased inpatient e&m billing by 580%
Lessons learned from a quality improvement project to enhance retrieval rates of inferior vena cava filters (IVCF)
Serial arterial embolization for treatment of sacral giant cell tumor of bone
Comparison of the local control effects of microballoon-occluded transarterial chemoembolization using miriplatin and TACE using epirubicin for hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective study of 50 cases
Volume comparison after radiofrequency ablation at two different target volumes by means of four different RF generators - MR volumetry in a 1.0 Tesla open MRI vs. macroscopic measurement
Importance of functional Tc-99m-pertechnetate imaging in ultrasound guided percutaneous thermal microwave ablation of indifferent benign thyroid nodules
A primer on immunology for the interventional oncologist
C-arm CT hepatic arteriography in chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: part 1. angiographic image quality and its determinant factors
The art of artificial ascites: creating artificial ascites for safe and effective liver tumor ablation procedures
Gastric injury from attenuated radiation to the left hepatic lobe: fact or fiction?
MR guided prostate intervention - an illustrated review
CT-guided percutaneous osteoplasty as a treatment for painful malignant extravertebral bone lesions
Conductive removable IVC filter and vascular or bronchial stent
Glue embolization for gastroduodenal ulcer bleeding: contribution to hemodynamics and healing process
The uterine arteries, anatomic variation and the implications pertaining to uterine artery embolization
Percutaneous transesophageal gastrostomy catheters: indication, technique, and outcome
Challenging collateral arterial feeders and their management in transarterial chemoembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma
Surgical and endovascular treatment of hepatic arterial complications following liver transplant
Bridging locoregional therapy enhances long-term survivals in hepatocellular carcinoma patients listed for liver transplant within the milan criteria: a 15-year experience
Excellent response of VX2 liver metastases to iri delivered from 2 types of microspheres
High dose rate (HDR) image-guided brachytherapy (IGBT): an introduction and pictorial review
G-tubes and the youngest patients
IVC filter retrieval in children: experience in a tertiary pediatric center
Ethanol and coil embolization of complex dural arteriovenous fistula
6 month dose-specific multi detector computed tomography response following unilobar Yttrium-90 radioembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma
Beyond fibroids - obstetrical applications of uterine artery embolization
CTA findings and therapy for gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding: a pictorial review
Endovascular intervention for the management of pancreatitis-related bleeding: a retrospective analysis of thirty patients at a single institution
Technique of placement of peritoneal dialysis catheter using fluoroscopy and ultrasound guidance
Initial clinical experience with percutaneous irreversible electroporation of renal tumors
Patterns of necrosis following transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and correlation with mRECIST outcomes
The effects of chronic kidney disease on patients undergoing endovascular treatment of femoropopliteal disease
Instituting a hospital central venous access policy for peripheral vein preservation in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients: a 12-year experience
Carbon dioxide digital subtraction angiography: an alternative for detection endoleaks at endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs procedure
First experiences with superselective TANDEM® TACE in Heidelberg
Importance of variance in operator technique towards reducing the radiation dose during fluoroscopic procedures
Initial clinical experience with a novel microcatheter-deliverable vascular plug
Risk of rebleeding and death following bronchial artery embolization among patients with sarcoidosis
The fundamentals of fiducial marker placement for image guided radiation therapy
Evaluation of vasculogenic erectile dysfunction: an angiographic atlas
Deciphering the role of endovascular techniques in the management of adult coarctation of the aorta: a systematic review
Adjunctive occlusive balloon technique to obtain optimal jejunal access for placing percutaneous gastrojejunosty(PGI) tubes in patient with abdominal adhesions
Portal vein stenosis in adult whole graft liver transplant recipients: primary management with transhepatic angioplasty
Single-center retrospective analysis of patient radiation dose during IVC filter placement
C-arm CT hepatic arteriography in chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: part 2. Performance in depicting tumors and tumor feeders
Transcatheter arterial embolization of acute upper gastrointestinal arterial bleeding with fuaile medical glue
Magnetically-assisted remote controlled endovascular catheter for interventional MRI: in vitro navigation at 3T versus X-ray fluoroscopy
The interventionalist’s guide to targeted MRI-guided prostate biopsy: how-to guide and pictorial review
Intraluminal brachytherapy for the treatment of malignant biliary obstruction –- the role of the interventional radiologist
A retrospective analysis of 334 cases of hemoptysis treated by bronchial artery embolization
Which dose abdominal compartment syndrome occur after endovascular repair of ruptured infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysm or not?
Percutaneous extraction of filter struts embedded in myocardium
Onyx (ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer) in peripheral vascular applications: a primer
Lung biopsy and management of pneumothorax in an outpatient center
Technique and tools needed for successful balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO)
Is FISH a better closure device? Data from a pre-clinical trial
Feasibility of combining capecitabine and temozolomide with yttrium 90 radioembolization (CapTemY90) for intermediate grade neuroendocrine tumors
Cryoablation as local therapy for patients with bone metastatic breast cancer
Clinical factors that predict 6 month mortality for patients with solid malignancy receiving IVC filters
Compression of the anomalous median artery of the wrist
Employing workflow analysis to reduce wait-times for IR patients
Troubling tumors: complicating findings during hepatic tumor embolization
Cryoablation under real-time CT fluoroscopic guidance in renal cell carcinoma: factors affecting local tumor control
Dodecafluoropentane (DDFP) tissue distribution following IV administration in New Zealand white rabbits
Protecting the runoff during lower extremity arterial interventions using embolic protection devices
Hepatic Yttrium-90 radioembolization for neuroendocrine malignancy: a meta-analysis
How to determine absorbed dose following radioembolization using Y90 PET/CT: a clinician’s guide
Image-guided drainage of postoperative collections following hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: a review of clinical outcomes
Multicenter experience with the Ruby Coil in the peripheral vasculature: preliminary results from the penumbra ace post market registry
Retrieval of implantable contraceptive devices: current techniques and potential expanded role for interventional radiology in device retrieval
Drug-eluting beads transarterial chemoembolization of the cystic artery: less scary than it sounds
The extreme transthoracic biopsy: maximizing yield and minimizing complications in difficult cases
Pediatric musculoskeletal procedures: the next level
Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for pulmonary metastases from esophageal cancer: retrospective evaluation of 21 patients
Detection of small hepatocellular carcinoma less than three centimeters by dual phase cone beam computed tomography hepatic arterial angiography (CBCTHA) during conventional transcatheter arterial chemoembolization
Vascular compression syndromes for the interventional radiologist
Repeat percutaneous intervention following metallic biliary stenting for malignant bile duct obstruction
Shared decision making: improving patient autonomy and reducing costs in interventional radiology
Outcomes of inferior vena cava filter placement in patients with chronic pulmonary thromboembolic disease undergoing pulmonary thromboendarterectomy surgery
Academic development of radiology residents using interesting interventional radiology cases
CT-guided percutaneous lung biopsy: are lesions closer to the diaphragm more likely for failure and complications?
The ABCs of the FDA: a primer on the role of the FDA in medical device approvals and interventional radiology-related research
Enhanced antitumor efficacy of a novel vascular disrupting agent (CKD-516) for transarterial infusion therapy in hepatocelluar carcinoma (HCC) model
Methods for localizing the portal vein for TIPS: a case series review
Percutaneous biliary stone removal: balloon sphincteroplasty and flood method
Safe alternative for peritoneal dialysis catheter placement: interventional radiology experience & results
Endovascular treatment of spontaneous adrenal hemorrhage in adults
Permanent ureteric occlusion for urinary diversion: TIPS and tricks
Percutaneous creation of jump bypass grafts in failing arteriovenous hemodialysis fistulas in 9 patients
Comprehensive primer on retrograde pedal arterial access for the interventional radiologist
Uterine arteriovenous malformation: pathophysiology, procedural management, and outcomes
Temporary organ displacement (TOD) for radiation oncology; technical aspects and clinical outcomes
Preoperative transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) does not impact liver transplant wait time, resource utilization or the ability to perform a liver transplantation (OLTx)
Integrating IR into the internal medicine residency curriculum: a resident-led interdisciplinary curriculum and practice building tool
Endovascular snaring technique for shortening of central venous port catheters in children
Piriformis syndrome: diagnosis, treatment, and role for the interventional radiologist
Endovascular treatment options for a Dieulafoy’s lesion
Transradial deployment of amplatzer vascular plug 4 in visceral vessels prior to radioembolization: feasibility and technical considerations
Battery-powered bone biopsy system with coaxial needles: first series report
Emergency endovascular intervention for acute thrombosis of mesenteric artery
Endovascular management of superior vena cava syndrome: a pictorial review
Impact of Epic data extraction and mining in interventional radiology
Pictorial review of hand angiographic findings and diagnoses
Is percutaneous biliary drainage effective in lowering serum bilirubin for chemotherapy?
Long-term outcomes of endovascular treatment for aortic pseudoaneurysm in Behcet’s disease
CT-guided sacral and transsacral interventions for benign and malignant pathologies: a pictorial review
An interactive educational website for interventional radiology
3D C-arm cone beam CT angiography as a procedural adjunct during prostatic artery embolization
Transarterial fiducial marker placement for proton therapy of malignant liver tumors
Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices
Interventional management of abdominal organ transplant: a pictorial review
Risk factors for major complications during percutaneous microwave ablation of hepatic tumors
A comprehensive review of placement technique and clinical management of pediatric tunneled hemodialysis catheters (PTDC) for the interventional radiologist (IR)
Is antibiotic prophylaxis necessary for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma
Incidence of venous anomalies altering inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement: utility of caval and renal venography
Radiologic physics: what every interventional radiologist should know
Central venous stenosis is more often symptomatic in hemodialysis patients with grafts compared to fistulas
Estimating peak skin radiation dose (PSD) during abdominal aortic aneurysm endograft repair: a comparison of interventional fluoroscopic radiation dose meters and radiochromic dosimetry film (RF)
Ethanol ablation of persistent bile leakage from isolated bile ducts after hepatobiliary surgery
Accuracy of simple visual estimation in grading peripheral arterial stenosis- is eyeballing enough?
Survey of SIR members on the certification/CAQ process for vascular and interventional radiology (VIR)
Contemporary review of image-guided celiac plexus and splanchnic nerve blockade
Transvaginal drainage of pelvic collections using transabdominal ultrasound-guidance: technique and review of clinical outcomes
Negative predictive value of "split-dose" technique for FDG PET/CT-guided percutaneous ablation
Ureteral-arterial fistula: diagnosis and management
Angioplasty first approach to critical limb ischaemia (CLI): our experience with SAFARI (subintimal arterial flossing with antegrade-retrograde intervention) technique for infra-inguinal arterial occlusions
Trauma and interventional radiology
Active surveillance of residual renal tumor following thermal ablation
Thermal ablation using resistive heating by MRI high power catheter
Evaluation of functional TTc-99m-MIBI MIBIimaging pre and post ultrasound guided percutaneous thermal microwave ablation of cold thyroid nodules
Endovascular management of uterine arteriovenous malformations: causes, clinical presentation, technique and outcomes
Comparison of procedure cost of various percutaneous tumor ablation modalities: microwave ablation, radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, and irreversible electroporation
Treating complex vascular anomalies with novel techniques
Patient safety checklist in interventional radiology: are they being used and do they work?
Mid-term effects of transcatheter arterial embolization using imipenem/cilastatin sodium for tendinopathy and enthesopathy
Peripheral applications of glue - a primer for the interventional radiologist
Angiographic evaluation of high performance athletes with endofibrosis
Ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer embolization of sporadic and syndromal renal angiomyolipomas: technique and initial results
Radiofrequency ablation for palliative treatment of hyperparathyroidism due to parathyroid adenoma
Systematic MRI characterization of tissue imaging outcomes following percutaneous irreversible electroporation of hepatic tumors
Clinical application of a new technique with automatic bone removal program for cbct imaging in TACE planning
LI-RADS: pictorial review of the new standardized reporting system of liver findings in patients with ESLD
Development, growth, propagation, and angiographic utilization of the rabbit VX2 model of liver cancer: a pictorial primer and “how to” guide
Bland embolization for HCC: impact of lobar versus superselective embolization
Retrospective evaluation of endovascular fiducial markers insertion in cyberknife stereotactic radiotherapy treatment planning of lung neoplasms
The role of interventional radiology in the management of placenta accreta: our multicenter experience, review, and recommendations
Feasibility of utilizing CT- guided theraputic pudendal nerve block in treating pudendal neuralgia
Lung cryoablation offers procedure flexibility
CT-guided autologous blood patch for the post transthoracic lung intervention pneumothorax
Diagnosis and treatment of isolated splenic vein thrombosis
Electron microscopy of battery powered conductive vascular access catheter verifies bacterial inhibition
Pitfalls in percutaneous lung biopsy: what to watch out for
Metallic stent placement for the management of tracheal carina strictures and fistulae: technical and clinical outcomes
Upper GI bleeding - not all are due to ulcers
Examination of 64 consecutive specimens obtained using a powered biopsy device
Endovascular treatment of thoracic duct leaks and choylothorax in adults
Is femoral angiogram necessary prior to ACD deployment?
Lower GI bleeding: does initial diagnostic imaging improve positivity rates of mesenteric angiography?
Porcine submucosa derived fistula plug: TIPS and tricks to success
Percutaneous liver biopsy post-fontan operation: a single pediatric institutional experience
Imaging and treatment of delayed hemorrhagic complications of robotic assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomies
Cone beam CT in percutaneous biliary interventions: a pictorial review
Radial artery access as a tool for complicated neurointerventions
Radial artery access: challenges of variant anatomy
Review of persistent sciatic artery, with recent case reports highlighting various endovascular treatment techniques
Endovascular varix occlusion interventions for portal hypertensive varices: techniques, pearls, and pitfalls
Imagine IR symposium: a novel approach to the problem of interventional radiology awareness and understanding among medical students
Viral oncolytic therapy for liver metastases and primary liver tumors
Radiation dose of nurses during interventional radiology procedures: usefulness of alerting the operator prior to approaching the patient
Use of a mushroom-retained gastrostomy tube for stenting benign esophageal stricture
CT fluoroscopy guidance versus conventional CT guidance for percutaneous pulmonary nodule biopsy- a comparison of patient radiation exposure, procedural time, and complication rates
Endovascular treatment for renal arteriovenous malformations using liquid embolization agents
Superselective radioembolization: results of Yttrium 90 radiation segmentectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma
Do quantitative angiographic changes in infrageniculate perfusion predict clinical success following percutaneous revascularization?
Mechanical embolectomy using the Solitaire FR revascularization device for acute arterial ischemic stroke in a pediatric ventricular assist device patient: a case report
Comparative review and efficacy of ablation techniques for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma
Impact of a novel balloon occlusion technique on fluoroscopy time and radiation dose during Y90 radioembolization
Optional inferior vena cava filters in neurosurgery patients: retrieval rates and clinical outcomes
An overview of ultrasound-guided transnodal lymphangiography with percutaneous thoracic duct embolization
Insertion of piccs using VasoNova™ VPS™ technology in the ICUpopulation improves tip position
Similarity of the baboon carotid vasculature to humans: anatomical analysis of the baboon carotid and anterior cerebral circulation
Outpatient chemoembolization: is it safe?
Significant reduction in radiation dose using a simple approach: decreasing default fluoroscopy pulse rate
The purposeful pleural puncture: artificial pneumothoraces or pleural effusions as adjuncts to tumor ablation procedures
Radiopaque, bioresorbable embolic microspheres: an animal study to demonstrate feasibility and short term data
Do’s and don’ts for vascular and interventional radiology dictations: improve your coding/billing accuracy with these TIPS