Special issues

Special issue - TIPS

 

This special section is dedicated to TIPS, curated by Dr. Tiago Bilhim (Lisbon/PT).

 

It is a collection of articles on one of the most challenging interventional radiology procedures i.e., Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS), which were written by renowned international voices in the field.

 

Issue: May 2022

 

Read further articles on TIPS in the CVIR topical collection dedicated to this topic by clicking here!

 

 

Extra, Extra: Read all About it—This is TIPS Generation, Baby!
Tiago Bilhim & Klaus Hausegger

 

Comparison of the Covered Self-Expandable Viatorr CX Stent with the Covered Balloon-Expandable BeGraft Peripheral Stent for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Creation: a Single-Centre Retrospective Study in Patients with Variceal Bleeding
Michael Schultheiss, Dominik Bettinger, Lukas Sturm, Arthur Schmidt, Johanna Backhus, Oliver Waidmann, Klaus Radecke, Daniel Grandt, Robert Thimme & Martin Rössle

 

Meet A New Boss, Not Quite The Old Boss
Ziv J Haskal

 

Clinical Outcomes of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (Tips) Creation Using Fluency Versus Viatorr Stent-Grafts: A Single-Centre Retrospective Study
Hua-Mei Wu, Song-Quan Huang, Yue-Meng Wan, Yu-Hua Li & Ying Xu

 

Single-Centre Retrospective Study Using Propensity Score Matching Comparing Left Versus Right Internal Jugular Vein Access for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Creation
Zhenkang Qiu, Wenliang Zhu, Huzheng Yan, Guobao Wang, Mengxuan Zuo, Han Qi, Guisong Wang, Weiwei Jiang, Jingbing Xue, Fujun Zhang & Fei Gao

 

Hepatic Encephalopathy After TIPS Placement: Predictive Factors, Prevention Strategies, and Management
Xin Li, Sasan Partovi, Wendy Melissa Coronado, Sameer Gadani, Charles Martin, Dustin Thompson, Abraham Levitin & Baljendra Kapoor

 

Safety and Efficacy of Microwave Ablation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Setting of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt
Jenny Yan, Xiaohan Ying, Anuj Malhotra, Adam Talenfeld, Resmi Charalel, Kyungmouk Steve Lee, David Trost & Andrew Kesselman

 

Liver Growth and Portal Hypertension Improvement After Percutaneous Recanalization of Chronic Portal Vein Thrombosis in Non-Cirrhotic Participants
Raphael Braz Levigard, Henrique Salas, Henrique Serrão, Felipe Diniz, Cristiane Alves Villela Nogueira, Alicia Araújo de Oliveira, Nathalie Carvalho Leite, Marcia Ladeira, Maria Chiara Chindamo & Gustavo Pereira

 

 


Special issue - radiation protection

 

This special section is dedicated to radiation protection, curated by Prof. Werner Jaschke (Innsbruck/AT) and written by groups of experts on the topic.

 

This collection of articles on radiation protection endeavours to provide essential information on how to keep patients and operators safe from unnecessarily high doses of radiation. 

 

Issue: June 2021

 

Read further articles on radiation protection in the CVIR topical collection dedicated to this topic by clicking here!

 

 

CVIR Special Issue on Radiation Protection

Werner Jaschke

 

The importance of radiation protection education and training for medical professionals of all specialties

Agapi Ploussi, Efstathios P. Efstathopoulos & Elias Brountzos

 

How to measure/calculate radiation dose in patients?

Reinhard Loose & Michael Wucherer

 

Radiation dose of patients in fluoroscopically guided interventions – an update

Graciano Paulo, Gabriel Bartal & Eliseo Vano

 

High dose fluoroscopically guided procedures in patients: radiation management recommendations for interventionalists

Madan M. Rehani, Donald L. Miller & Vinit Baliyan

 

Radiation exposure in paediatric interventional procedures 

Agapi Ploussi, Elias Brountzos, Spyridon Rammos, Sotiria Apostolopoulou & Efstathios P. Efstathopoulos

 

Challenges in Occupational Dosimetry for Interventional Radiologists

E. Vano, R. Sanchez Casanueva, J. M. Fernandez Soto & G. Bartal

 

Get protected! Recommendations for staff in IR

Gabriel Bartal, Eliseo Vano & Graciano Paulo

 

Radiation and the Pregnant IR: Myth versus Fact

Meridith J. Englander & Christine Ghatan

 

 


Special issue - aortic interventions

 

Guest Editor, Prof. Ajay Chavan (Oldenburg/DE) put together a section on aortic intervetions for the special issue, with an aim to give readers a state-of-the-art overview of the topic.

 

The issue features review articles on endoluminal treatment of the aortic arch and of various aortic segments further distally, secondary endoleak management, the state-of-the-art imaging, open surgical options in case endoluminal therapy fails and many more.

 

Read the articles written by renowned experts in the field from around the world, featured in the December 2020 issue.

 

 

Introduction to the CVIR Special Section on Aorta

Ajay Chavan

 

State-of-the-Art Imaging of the Aorta with Respect to Endoluminal Intervention

Goetz Martin Richter

 

Various endoluminal approaches available for treating pathologies of the aortic arch
Muzaffar A. Anwar & Mohammad Hamady 

Current Status of Endoluminal Treatment of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
A. Claire Watkins, Alex Dalal, Jason T. Lee & Michael D. Dake 

Increasing Role of Fenestrated and Branched Endoluminal Techniques in the Thoracoabdominal Segment Including Supra- and Pararenal AAA
Eric L. G. Verhoeven, Pablo Marques de Marino & Athanasios Katsargyris 


Endoluminal management of infra-renal aortic and aorto-iliac aneurysms
Andrew Holden & Andrew Hill 

 

Role of Endoluminal Techniques in the Management of Acute Type B Aortic Dissection and Intramural Haematoma

Ajay Chavan, Osama Eldergash & Rohit Philip Thomas

Role of endoluminal techniques in the management of chronic type B aortic dissection
Konstantinos Spanos & Tilo Kölbel 

Etiology, diagnosis and management aortitis
Sanjiv Sharma, Niraj Nirmal Pandey, Mumun Sinha & S. H. Chandrashekhara 

 

Secondary endoleak management following TEVAR and EVAR

Seyed Ameli-Renani, Vyzantios Pavlidis & Robert A. Morgan

 

Late Open Conversion Following Failure of EVAR and TEVAR: “State of the Art”

Enrico Rinaldi, Andrea Kahlberg, Niccolò Carta, Daniele Mascia, Luca Bertoglio & Roberto Chiesa 

 

 


Special issue - COVID-19

 

Browse articles in the special section dedicated to COVID-19, including articles on how to handle COVID-19 patients in the angio suite, a checklist for preparing your IR department for a pandemic, and reports, lessons learned from treating patients.  

 

Issue: June 2020

 

Read further articles on COVID-19 in the CVIR topical collection dedicated to this topic by clicking here!

 

 

 

COVID-19: What Comes Next for IRs

Klaus A. Hausegger

 

Emergency Responses to Covid-19 Outbreak: Experiences and Lessons from a General Hospital in Nanjing, China

Yang Shen, Ying Cui, Ning Li, Chen Tian, Ming Chen, Ye-Wei Zhang, Ying-Zi Huang, Hui Chen, Qing-Fang Kong, Qun Zhang & Gao-Jun Teng

 

How to Handle a COVID-19 Patient in the Angiographic Suite

Anna Maria Ierardi, Bradford J. Wood, Chiara Gaudino, Salvatore Alessio Angileri, Elizabeth C. Jones, Klaus Hausegger & Gianpaolo Carrafiello

 

Interventional Radiology Procedures for COVID-19 Patients: How we Do it

Chow Wei Too, David Wei Wen, Ankur Patel, Abdul Rahman Abdul Syafiq, Jian Liu, Sum Leong, Apoorva Gogna, Richard Hoau Gong Lo, Sonam Tashi, Kristen Alexa Lee, Pradesh Kumar, Sui An Lie, Yoong Chuan Tay, Lai Chee Lee, Moi Lin Ling, Bien Soo Tan & Kiang Hiong Tay

 

Contribution of Interventional Radiology to the Management of COVID-19 patient

Lorenzo Monfardini, Claudio Sallemi, Nicolò Gennaro, Vittorio Pedicini & Claudio Bnà

 

 


Special issue - oncological interventions

 

The articles, commissioned by the Section Editor for Oncological Interventions Thierry de Baère (Villejuif/FR), provide the field’s leading experts with the opportunity to share the latest information on interventional oncology, with multidisciplinary perspectives.

 

The IO secion os divided into two parts:

-  essential information that IRs need to know about IO

- oncology-specific procedures on targeted organs

 

Issue: September 2019

 

Read further articles on IO in the CVIR topical collection dedicated to this topic by clicking here!

 

 

Introduction to the CVIR Special Issue with a Focus on Oncological Interventions
Thierry de Baère

Chemotherapy, Still an Option in the Twenty-First Century in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer?
Wolfang Eisterer, Gerald Prager

Cancer Immunotherapy: A Simple Guide for Interventional Radiologists of New Therapeutic Approaches
A. Digklia, R. Duran, K. Homicsko, L. E. Kandalaft, A. Hocquelet, A. Orcurto, G. Coukos, A. Denys

Focus on Recommendations for the Management of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Pernelle Lavaud, Benjamin Besse, Thierry de Baere, Frederic Deschamps, Sacha Mussot, Cécile Le Pechoux, Caroline Caramella, Olaf Mercier, Laura Mezquitta, Angela Botticella, Pauline Pradere, Julien Adam, David Planchard, Lambros Tselikas

Liver-Directed and Systemic Therapies for Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases
Nancy Kemeny, Ieva Kurilova, Jia Li, Juan C. Camacho, Constantinos T. Sofocleous

Basic Knowledge in Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Kévin Bourcier, Axel Le Cesne, Lambros Tselikas, Julien Adam, Olivier Mir, Charles Honore, Thierry de Baere

Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Essentials Interventional Radiologists Need to Know
Delia D’Avola, Jose I. Bilbao, Bruno Sangro