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…

Institutional Review of Incidence of Pneumothorax in Transthoracic Lung Biopsies and Efficacy of Autologuous Blood Clot Seal

1Muktachand Rokade, 1Amol Kulkarni 1Jupiter Hospital, Thane, India   Background: Image guided transthoracic lung biopsy is a widely accepted technique for the workup of lung lesions. Screening for lung cancer and the growing need for research biopsy samples will continue to increase the demand for image guided lung biopsy. With the widespread use of cross…

Percutaneous Management of Hepatolithiasis Secondary to Post-Operative Biliary Strictures

1Sultan Alharbi 1King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   Case Report: Two cases of post-operative biliary strictures with hepatolithiasis presented with recurrent cholangitis. First patient 59 year female patient post hepatico-jejunostomy for post biliary injury during cholecystectomy 20 years back. Second patient 41-year- old female patient post cholecystectomy 17 years back without immediate complication. Both…

Needle Before Knife: An Alternate Management Plan for Symptomatic Pneumoperitoneum

1Farheen Raza, 1Khalid Shakeel Babar, 1Maria Rauf, 1Sadia Babar, 1Bilqees Yawar Faiz 1Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan   Case Report: Pneumoperitoneum refers to presence of free intraperitoneal air. There are many causes of pneumoperitoneum including spontaneous, iatrogenic and viscus perforation. For decades laparotomy has remained the standard surgical approach for management of pneumoperitoneum in symptomatic…

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…

Glue Embolization of Gastrobronchial Fistula Post Sleeve Gastrectomy

1Abdulmajeed Bin Dahmash, 1Shaima Ahmed Abdulrahman, 1Aljabriyah Alfutais, 1Omar Bashir, 1Mohammad Arabi, 1Mohammed Almoaiqel 1Vascular and Interventional Radiology Unit, Department of Medical Imaging, King Abdulaziz Medical City & King Abdullah Specialized Children’s Hospital, Ministry of National Guard-Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   Case Report: Staple line leak is reported in 1-5% post sleeve gastrectomy. Leak…

Percutaneous Transhepatic Laser Lithotripsy of Intrahepatic Biliary Stones

1Sherif Hegab, 1Khaled Elrefaey, 1Islam Korayem, 1Shady Hegab 1Alexandria University Hospitals, Alexandria, Egypt   Case Report: A 45 years old male patient presented with obstructive jaundice due to stricture at choledocho-jejunostomy anastomosis. He had past history of cholecystectomy with injury to the CBD followed by bilio-enteric anastomosis. MRCP revealed tight stricture at the surgical anastomosis…

3 Case of Intracranial Stenosis Treated by Neurospeed Balloon and Low Profile Stent, After Failure of Best Medical Treatment

1Rosario Papa, 2Ayman Al-Sibaie, 1Derk Krieger, 2Suhail Al-Rukn 1Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 2Raschid Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates   Background: Intracranial vascular stenosis became a significant cause of acute ischemic stroke and recently the prevalence of this condition has been found to be 31% in an elderly population with common cardiovascular risk…

Final Results of the Complete Registry: A Global Prospective Real: World Registry Evaluating the Performance of the Penumbra System for Large Vessel Occlusion Thrombectomy

1Osama O. Zaidat, 2Johanna T. Fifi, 3Ameer E. Hassan 1Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, United States; 2Icahn School of Medicine At Mount Sinai, New York, United States; 3University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – Valley Baptist Medical Center, Harlingen, United States   Background: The COMPLETE registry was done to evaluate the performance of…

Early Neurological Improvement Predicts Clinical Outcome After Acute Basilar Artery Stroke Thrombectomy

1Adrien Guenego, 1Michel Piotin, 2Franny Hulscher, 3Robert Fahed 1Fondation Rothschild Hospital, Paris, France; 2Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium; 3The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada   Background: Examine the clinical and technical outcomes following the placement of peripheral FDS and Identify any predictors of poor technical and clinical outcomes Material(s) and Method(s): We performed a retrospective analysis…