Parameters Influencing the Successful Outcome of Percutaneous Trans: Hepatic Balloon Dilatation of Benign Biliary Strictures

1Naveen Kumar Condati, 1Salil Karkhanis, 1Homoyoon Mehrzad, 1Robert Briard, 1Qazi Jehanzeb 1Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom Background: Percutaneous trans-hepatic balloon dilatation (PTBD) is a well-known treatment strategy for benign biliary strictures (BBS), to avoid surgical revision of biliary enteric anastomoses. However, there are several parameters involved in the procedure that influence…

Improve Patient Flow in IR Suite by Minimizing Patient Staying Time in Interventional Radiology Recovery Room

1Fadi Massad, 1Omran Almekdad, 1Rhoanne Bravo, 1Armando Munar, 1Raphael Alimpoos, 1Fouad Hammad, 1Rhea Venun Biton, 1Soumya Jose 1Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar   Background: A cross Hamad Medical Corporation we set out to improve patient flow in IR suite by reducing patient staying time in IR recovery room by 40% (from 33.7 minutes to 20…

Ultrasound Guided Fluoroscopic Verified Trans: Foraminal Lumbar Dorsal Root Ganglion Pulsed Radiofrequency Modulation for Radicular Pain Relief, Clinical and Cadaveric Evaluation of the Technique

1Shaaban Abdelhady Abdelmawla Omar, 1Sherif El-Sayed Hegab, 1Mohamed Ihab Samy Reda, 2Sahar Ahmed El-Karadawy, 1Mowaffak Moustafa Saad, 1Omar Sameh Elaassar, 1Nancy Mohamed El Sekily 1Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt; 2Medical Research Institute, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt   Background: The current study was performed to measure   accuracy and safety of US-guided lumbar transforaminal pulsed…

Risk of Complications in Computed Tomography (CT) Guided Lung Biopsy Are Dwell Time and Needle: Pleural Angle Contributing Factors?

1Tanya Tyagi, 1Narinder Kaur 1Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India   Background: CT guided lung biopsy is a well established method in the diagnosis of lung lesions, however it comes with a few known complications. This study was done to evaluate the rate of complications and assess the influence of various variables on the…

Percutaneous Antegrade Removal of Foreign Bodies in the Urinary Tract: A 20: Year, Single: Center Experience

1Ibrahim Alrashidi, 2Ji Hoon Shin, 2Lin Zheng 1Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 2Asan Medical City, Seoul, South Korea   Background: To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of percutaneous antegrade removal of urinary tract foreign bodies. Material(s) and Method(s): A total of 14 consecutive patients (age range 9-80 years) who percutaneous antegrade removal…

Usefulness of a Long Sheath in Ureteral Catheterization After Failure of Antegrade Ureteral Stent Placement Using a Short Sheath

1Ibrahim Alrashidi, 2Ji Hoon Shin, 2Cheng Shi Chen 1Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 2Asan Medical City, Seoul, South Korea   Background: To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of the use of a long sheath in antegrade ureteral stent placement after failure of antegrade ureteral stent placement using a short sheath. Material(s) and…

Building a Playground for Interventional Radiology Trainees

2Samah Melebari, 1Almamoon I. Justaniah 1King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 2King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah, Saudi Arabia   Background: To demonstrate how to mold your own interventional radiology (IR) phantom with readily available tools -To simulate ultrasound (US)-guided biopsy in patients -To simulate US-guided vascular access in patients Material(s) and…

Seven: Year Single Centre Outcomes for Oesophageal Stenting: Retrospective Analysis of 454 Procedures

1Jia Ying Kuah, 1Eldho Paul, 1Hamza Elgendy, 1Syed Umair Mahmood, 1Syed A.R. Mustafa, 1Abdullah Saeed 1University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom   Background: To assess the factors contributing to the technical and clinical success of oesophageal stenting Material(s) and Method(s): Retrospective single centre study of all patients whom underwent oesophageal stenting from 2011 to…

Is There a Significant Difference in the Incidence Rate of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures After Vertebroplasty as Compared with Following Conservative Management?

1Maram Alothman, 1Meshal Alshaalan, ( Joint First Authorship), 1Abdulrahman Khawaji, 1Rawan Benkuddah, 1Hala Khalil, Phd, 1Khalid Alismail, 1Waleed Althobaity, 1Saleh Alreshoodi 1King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   Background: Vertebral osteoporotic fractures are a major cause of morbidity and disability in the elderly population. This study sought to compare the…

Biliary Ablation for Sectoral Duct Injury to Avoid Surgery

1Almamoon I. Justaniah, 2Sami Boshnaq 1King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 2Annor Specialist Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia   Purpose: To present a case of sectoral duct injury post cholecystectomy managed by percutaneous drainage and chemical biliary ablation. Material(s) and Method(s): A 23-year-old female presented with bile leak secondary to sectoral duct…