Uncooled Microwave Ablation Method in Thyroid Nodules: Our Early Period Results

1Gulsah Yildirim, 1Hakkı Muammer Karakas 1University of Health Sciences, Istanbul Fatih Sultan Mehmet Training and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology1, Istanbul, Turkey Background: Treatment of benign thyroid nodules may be performed due to compressive symptoms, cosmetic problems, malignant transformation risk, and/or anxiety. In recent years, minimally invasive percutaneous ablation methods are increasingly used instead of…

Improved Clinical Outcome Is associated with Greater First: Pass Effect of Thrombectomy in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Analysis of the Complete Registry

1Ameer E. Hassan, 2Johanna T. Fifi, 3Osama O. Zaidat 1University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Texas, United States; 2Icahn School of Medicine At Mount Sinai, New York, United States; 3Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center, Ohio, United States Background: By reducing procedure times, devices with higher first pass effect (FPE: successful revascularization with a single…

Comparison of ECG Saline Conduction Technique and ECG Wire Based Technique for PICC Insertion: Interim Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trial

1Giuseppe Gullo, 1Pierre Frossard, 1Anaïs Colin, 1Salah Dine Qanadli 1Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland Background: PICC (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter) is a very commonly used medical device. The PICC tip position has been shown to be a major determinant in PICC function and related complications. While the gold standard for optimal tip position is fluoroscopy…

Multi: Electrode Endovascular Denervation in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Milestone) Study

1Tao Pan, 1Qi Zhang, 1Jin-He Guo, 1Hai-Dong Zhu, 1Gao-Jun Teng 1Department of Radiology, Nanjing, China Background: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of endovascular denervation (EDN) using a novel multi-electrode catheter system on insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients. Material(s) and Method(s): Eight patients with T2DM were enrolled in…

Trans: Splenic Approach for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Creation in Patients with Portal Vein Thrombosis

1Maryam Boumezrag, 1George Lynskey, 1Saher Sabri 1Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Dc, United States; 2Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington Dc, United States Background: Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) is widely accepted procedure for secondary prevention of variceal bleeding and management of refractory ascites. In patients with concomitant portal vein thrombosis (PVT), non-visualization of the portal…

The Experience of a Level 1 Trauma Center Using CT Severity Index Scoring System in the Management of Blunt Splenic Trauma: Validation of the Scoring System and Potential Limitations

1Ali Barah, 1Ayman Elmagdoub, 1Loai Aker, 1Zeyad Jaleel, 1Zahoor Ahmed, 1Ammar Al-Hassani, 1Ahmed Omar 1Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar Background: 1-         To demonstrate the institutional experience in the management of patients with splenic injuries due to blunt trauma in a level I trauma center. 2-         To evaluate the predictive value of CT severity index system…

Challenges and Outcomes of the Endovascular Service Delivery During the Uk’s First COVID-19 Pandemic Wave

1Yousef Yousef, 1Hiba Abdalla, 1Hala Al-Khaffaji, 1Delphine Qudreq, 1Ganesh Alluvada, 1Alison Edwards, 1Séan Matheiken, 1Davis Thomas, 1Maher Hamish 1Northampton General Hospital, Northampton, United Kingdom Background: Multiple bodies issued specialty advice during the UK’s first Covid-19 pandemic wave. We reviewed available guidance and produced a Covid-19-proofed pathway for local endovascular service provision, prior to availability of…

Effect of Oxygen Extraction (Brush: Sign) on Baseline Core Infarct Depends on Collaterals (HIR)

1Adrien Guenego, 1Matthew Leipzig, 2Robert Fahed, 1Eric S. Sussman, 1Jeremy J. Heit 1Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, United States; 2Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada Background: Baseline-core-infarct volume is a critical factor in patient selection and outcome in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) before mechanical thrombectomy (MT). We determined whether oxygen extraction efficiency and arterial collaterals, two different physiologic…

To Study Role of Intraarterial Chemotherapy in Treatment of Intraocular Retinoblastoma

1Mohammad Zuber Mohammad Zakir, 1Pritam Chatterjee, 1R Ravikumar 1Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India Background: To study the various approach, technical aspects with treatment outcome in superselective Intraarterial chemotherapy for Intraocular retinoblastoma Material(s) and Method(s): Our study was a prospective study over a period of 3 years which included 165 subjects suffering from various stages of retinoblastoma.…

Animation-Supported Consent for Peripheral Angiography and Angioplasty: A Pilot Service Improvement Initiative

1Ghali Salahia, 2Dr Richard White, 3Prof David Wald 1The Grange University Hospital, Cardiff, United Kingdom; 2University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom; 3Barts and the London School of Medicine, London, United Arab Emirates Background: Image-guided interventions may be difficult for patients to conceptualise resulting in incomplete understanding of peripheral angiography and angioplasty before consent to…