EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY

Celiac Plexus Block

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Celiac Plexus Block

Celiac Plexus Block Lubdha M. Shah, MD Key Facts Terminology Palliative procedure in cases of severe upper abdominal pain caused by pancreatitis or advanced cancers of the upper abdominal viscera,…

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Cavity Spinwand

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Cavity Spinwand

Cavity Spinwand Donald V. La Barge, III, MD Key Facts Terminology Cavity creation via plasma field ablation of vertebral body neoplasms prior to cement injection Pre-Procedure Indication Spinal tumor ±…

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Selective Nerve Root Block

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Selective Nerve Root Block

Selective Nerve Root Block Donald V. La Barge, III, MD Key Facts Terminology Selective corticosteroid and long-acting anesthetic injection of a lumbar nerve root at level of neural foramen Pre-Procedure…

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Sacroplasty

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Sacroplasty

Sacroplasty Donald V. La Barge, III, MD Key Facts Terminology Percutaneous stabilization of sacral fracture via bone cement injection Pre-Procedure Indications Insufficiency fracture Pathologic fracture Post-traumatic fracture Laboratory data Coagulation…

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Kyphoplasty

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty Donald V. La Barge, III, MD Key Facts Terminology Vertebral fracture reduction via bipedicular balloon inflation followed by PMMA cement augmentation Pre-Procedure Carefully determine correct level STIR MR is…

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Percutaneous Discectomy

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Percutaneous Discectomy

Percutaneous Discectomy Lubdha M. Shah, MD Key Facts Terminology Percutaneous disc removal to reduce intradiscal pressure → protruded disc retracts back in place, reduced irritation on annulus nociceptive nerve receptors…

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Pelvis Anatomy

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Pelvis Anatomy

Pelvis Anatomy Jeffrey S. Ross, MD TERMINOLOGY Definitions Sacrum is large triangular bone formed from 5 fused vertebrae at base of vertebral column GROSS ANATOMY Overview Sacrum Consists of 5…

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Nucleoplasty

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Nucleoplasty

Nucleoplasty Lubdha M. Shah, MD Key Facts Terminology Method of percutaneous disc decompression using Coblation technology: Bipolar radiofrequency energy Radiofrequency energy dissolves portion of nucleus Advantage: Controlled and highly localized…

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Parallax Contour

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Parallax Contour

Parallax Contour Donald V. La Barge, III, MD Key Facts Terminology Cavity creation with mechanical curette/osteotome for vertebral augmentation Pre-Procedure Indication: Symptomatic vertebral fracture Contraindications Coagulopathy Systemic or regional infection…

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