Five Branches Variant of the Aortic Arch
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Alessandro Valdata, Francesco Paparo, Umberto G. Rossi (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Interventional Oncology: A Primer
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Brian Letzen, Clinton J. Wang, Julius Chapiro (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Use of a Physician-Modified Off-the-Shelf T-Branch Device to Treat a Symptomatic Type Ia Endoleak
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Enrico Rinaldi, Tommaso Cambiaghi, Marcelo Ferreira (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Effect of Hyperbilirubinemia on Hepatic Hypertrophy after Portal Vein Embolization and Liver Failure after Heatectomy in Primary Biliary Malignancy
ConclusionsHyperbilirubinemia at the time of PVE seems to have no effect on FLR hypertrophy. The incidence of grade 3 post-hepatectomy liver failure is not likely to be influenced, either. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Pilot Study Comparing Systemic and Tissue Pharmacokinetics of Irinotecan and Metabolites after Hepatic Drug-Eluting Chemoembolization
Publication date: Available online 6 December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Elliot B. Levy, Cody Peer, Tristan M. Sissung, Aradhana Venkatesan, Prakash Pandalai, Tim Greten, Marybeth S. Hughes, Charisse Garcia, Julie Peretti, William Figg, Andrew Lewis, Bradford WoodAbstractDifferences in drug metabolism associated with UGT1A1 polymorphism could result in individualized local response to hepatic chemoembolization with irinotecan-eluting beads (DEBIRI) or predictable toxicities. Five patients with inoperable hepatic metastases from colorectal or anal malignancies treated with DEBIRI ...
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Trapezius Port Placement in Patients with Breast Cancer: Long-Term Follow-up and Quality-of-Life Assessment
ConclusionsTrapezius ports offer a safe and feasible option to patients with breast cancer who need an alternative site to chest ports. It is also associated with high overall patient satisfaction. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Clinical Evaluation of the Cook Advance Enforcer 35 Focal-Force PTA Balloon Catheter for Treatment of Hemodialysis Fistula Stenoses: A Feasibility Study
ConclusionsThe results demonstrate safety of the study balloon in treating AV access stenosis. Nominal-diameter angioplasty was achieved at relatively low pressure in most study patients without the use of adjunctive procedures, and resumption of normal dialysis was achieved for all patients. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Mechanical Thrombectomy Using the Solitaire AB Device for Acute Embolic Mesenteric Ischemia
ConclusionsPreliminary outcomes suggest that mechanical thrombectomy using the Solitaire AB device with manual thromboaspiration is associated with rapid, effective, and safe recanalization for acute embolic occlusion at the stem of the SMA. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging-Related Risk Factors for Bleeding Complications of US-Guided Native Renal Biopsy: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Qian Li, Xueying Lin, Xi Zhang, Anthony E. Samir, Ronald S. ArellanoAbstractPurposeTo evaluate imaging-related hemorrhagic risk factors for ultrasound (US)-guided native kidney biopsy.Materials and MethodsA retrospective review was conducted of adult patients who underwent US-guided native kidney biopsy at a single center between January 2006 and March 2016 and identified 37 of 551 patients (6.72%) with postbiopsy bleeding complications, including 11 major complications (2.00%; n = 11) and 26 minor comp...
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

In Vitro Evaluation of the Polymerization Properties of N-Butyl Cyanoacrylate/Iodized Oil Mixtures for Lymphatic Interventions
ConclusionsPolymerization time of NBCA/iodized oil in lymph seems to be prolonged by increasing iodized oil and TG concentrations. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Comparison of Biologic Effect and Particulate Embolization after Femoral Artery Treatment with Three Drug-Coated Balloons in Healthy Swine Model
ConclusionsAll 3 DCBs exhibited no significant difference in local target site drug effect based on histologic analysis. Downstream effects of paclitaxel and/or downstream emboli were highest for IN.PACT compared with Ranger and Stellarex, whereas vessel diameters with evidence of downstream changes were smaller for IN.PACT vs Ranger and Stellarex. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Preliminary Results of Stent-Assisted Coiling of Wide-Necked Visceral Artery Aneurysms via Self-Expandable Neurointerventional Stents
ConclusionsSelf-expandable LEO PLUS neurointerventional stents could become a useful tool in the treatment of VAAs. Studies with larger groups of patients, including control groups, are needed to assess the true outcome of this treatment method. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Effectiveness and Safety of Percutaneous CT-Guided Rib Biopsy
ConclusionsPercutaneous CT-guided core rib biopsy resulted in high diagnostic yield and low complications. Diagnostic biopsy rates were higher with larger lesion size and lytic rib lesions. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Treatment of Functional Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome with Ultrasound-Guided Botox Injection
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Aman Wadhwani, Mark Nutley, Darshan Bakshi, Anirudh Mirakhur (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
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Contents in Brief
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
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Table of Contents
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Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Forthcoming Articles: January 2019
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Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Addressing the Clinical Need for Novel Nonopioid Pain Relief Therapies for Cancer Patients
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Julio Silvestre, Paul W. Read (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Embolization of Hemorrhagic Hepatocellular Carcinoma to the Mandible
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Vishal Sidhar, Peter Kelly (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Bronchopleural Fistula Treated with N-Butyl Cyanoacrylate Glue after Ablation
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Daniel K. Powell, Scott Baum (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Transjugular Removal of a Retained Intraportal Procurement Cannula in a Liver Transplant Recipient
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Oscar K. Serrano, Christopher Stampe, Michael S. Rosenberg, Jafar Golzarian, Raja Kandaswamy (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Who We Are and What We Can Become: The Anthropology of IR and Challenges of Forming a New Specialty
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Eric J. Keller, Robert L. Vogelzang (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

CME Test Questions: December 2018
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Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Why Do We Believe What We Believe?
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Humraaz Samra, Sarah Abdulla, Gavin J.B. Elias, Kieran J. Murphy (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Percutaneous Creation of Intrahepatic Biliary Tract for Treatment of Posthepatectomy Excluded Segmental Bile Duct Leak
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): DaeHee Kim, Christopher Bolus, Shams Iqbal, James Pomposelli, Sebastian Flacke (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Paradoxical Thromboembolic Ischemic Stroke and Pulmonary Embolism after Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Matthew Boyko, Eric Herget, Youri Kaitoukov, Philippe Couillard (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Abernethy Malformation: A Rare Occurrence of Congenital Complete Portosystemic Shunt
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Matteo Virdis, Michela Monteleone, Carlo Sposito, Tommaso Cascella, Alessandro Pellegrinelli, Vincenzo Mazzaferro (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Guided Injection: A Practical Guide, Peter Resteghini. Thieme, Stuttgart, Germany (2018), softcover, $114.99 (also available in eBook), 175 pp
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 12Author(s): Nicholas C. Nacey (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Endovascular Denervation: A New Approach for Cancer Pain Relief?
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Qi Zhang, Jin-He Guo, Hai-Dong Zhu, Ye-Ming Zhong, Tao Pan, Hua-Qing Yin, Yong-Hua Dong, Gao-Jun TengAbstractPurposeTo evaluate the effects of endovascular denervation (EDN) on abdominal cancer pain relief.Materials and MethodsFrom April 2017 to February 2018, 7 cancer patients (2 males and 5 females) were enrolled in this study. The diagnoses of the patients included 3 pancreatic cancer, 2 cervical carcinoma, 1 cholangiocarcinoma, and 1 esophageal cancer with retroperitoneum lymph nodes invasion. Denervatio...
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Transvenous Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Intravascular or Perivascular Neoplasm: A Single-Center Retrospective Analysis of 36 Patients
Publication date: Available online 5 November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): William M. Sherk, Minhaj S. Khaja, Bill S. Majdalany, Wael E. Saad, Aaron M. Udager, Kyle J. Cooper, David M. WilliamsAbstractBetween September 2008 and August 2017, 36 patients (mean age 56 y; range, 30–89 y) underwent transvenous biopsy of suspected tumor thrombus or perivascular tumor. Intravascular biopsy was pursued because of inaccessible percutaneous access in 9 patients (25%) and as part of a planned revascularization procedure in 27 patients (75%). Histopathologic results showed malignancy in ...
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

High Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule–Positive Circulating Tumor Cell Count Predicts Poor Survival of Patients with Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treated with Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization
ConclusionsHigh EpCAM-positive CTC count predicts poor survival of patients with unresectable HCC treated with chemoembolization. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Cost-Effectiveness of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt versus Large-Volume Paracentesis in Refractory Ascites: Results of a Markov Model Incorporating Individual Patient-Level Meta-Analysis and Nationally Representative Cost Data
ConclusionsThis study suggests that TIPS should be considered cost-effective in a country that places a relatively high value on health improvements but less so in countries with lower levels of health care resources. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt for the Treatment of Portal Hypertension-Induced Refractory Ascites Due to Metastatic Carcinomatous Liver Disease
Publication date: Available online 2 November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Barbara Geeroms, Gert De Hertogh, Ragna Vanslembrouck, Hans Wildiers, Frederik Nevens, Geert MaleuxAbstractThree patients with a medical history of breast carcinoma and metastatic carcinomatous liver disease associated with severe portal hypertension and refractory ascites are presented. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation was considered as a palliative treatment option and a valuable alternative to regular paracenteses in these patients. In 2 of the 3 patients, the refractory ascites was ...
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Primary Endovascular Elective Repair and Repair of Ruptured Isolated Iliac Artery Aneurysms Is Durable—Results of 72 Consecutive Patients
ConclusionsPrimary endovascular repair of IIAAs shows excellent results and should be considered as first-line therapy. Surgical backup should be available in emergency cases. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Comparison of α-Fetoprotein Criteria and Modified Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors for the Prediction of Overall Survival of Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Transarterial Chemoembolization
Publication date: Available online 3 November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Ying-Qiang Zhang, Li-Juan Jiang, Jia Wen, Di-Min Liu, Gui-Hua Huang, Yu Wang, Wen-Zhe Fan, Jia-Ping LiAbstractPurposeTo evaluate the value of α-fetoprotein (AFP) classification criteria in predicting tumor response and patient survival and to discuss the agreement between AFP criteria and modified Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors (mRECIST).Materials and MethodsBetween January 2011 and December 2014, 147 patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with baseline AFP levels ≥ ...
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Is Long-Term Anticoagulation Required after Stent Placement for Benign Superior Vena Cava Syndrome?
ConclusionsNo significant difference was observed in clinical and treatment outcomes in patients who did and did not receive anticoagulation after stent placement for benign SVC syndrome. Management of benign SVC syndrome after stent placement may not require anticoagulation if confirmed by additional studies. (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

The Feasibility of Using Volumetric Phase-Contrast MR Imaging (4D Flow) to Assess for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Dysfunction
Publication date: Available online 3 November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Joseph W. Owen, Nael E. Saad, Glenn Foster, Kathryn J. FowlerAbstractPurposeTo demonstrate the feasibility of detecting patency, stenosis, or occlusion of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) with four-dimensional (4D) flow MR imaging.Materials and MethodsSequential adult patients with TIPS were eligible for enrollment. Volumetric phase-contrast sequence was used to image TIPS. Particle tracing cine images were used for qualitative assessment of stenosis. TIPS was segmented to generate quanti...
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - November 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

The Role of Interventional Radiologists in Acute Ischemic Stroke Interventions: A Joint Position Statement from the Society of Interventional Radiology, the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe, and the Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia
Publication date: Available online 29 October 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): David Sacks, Hans van Overhagen, Wim H. van Zwam, Martin G. Radvany, M. Victoria Marx, Robert A. Morgan, John Ioannis Vrazas, Gerard S. Goh (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Vascular and Interventional Imaging: Case Review Series, 3rd Edition
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 11Author(s): Christine K. Chen (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 11Author(s): (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

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Contents in Brief
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 11Author(s): (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Table of Contents
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Forthcoming Articles: December 2018
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 11Author(s): (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

A Case of Reverse Pelvic Congestion Syndrome?
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 11Author(s): Sergey Bondarev, Suraj Amar Gupta, Scott A. Resnick (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Pancreatic Duct Stone Removal Using a Transbiliary Approach
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 11Author(s): Rulon L. Hardman, Keyan Marashi, Ryan G. O’Hara (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Rupture of the Inferior Vena Cava during Filter Removal
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 11Author(s): Andrew Marsala, Tyson Hadduck, Donald Baril, Stephen Kee (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Arteriocaval Fistula and Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage after Removal of Caval Filter Near the Right Renal Artery
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 29, Issue 11Author(s): Christopher D. Malone, David S. Shin, Christopher R. Ingraham (Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: research