Episodes
In this episode, host Dr. Michael Barraza interviews interventional radiologist Dr. David Johnson about practice building in an IR/DR group, including factors that make a good job, and how he formed one of the largest PAE practices in the Southeast.
Published 11/28/22
In this crossover episode between BackTable VI and BackTable Innovation, Dr. Chris Beck interviews Dr. Riad Salem (Chief of Interventional Radiology at Northwestern University) and Peter Pattison (President of Interventional Oncology at Boston Scientific) about how TheraSpheres for Y90 radioembolization became a mainstay in the IR toolkit for HCC and where the technology is heading next. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Reflow Medical https://www.reflowmedical.com/ --- EARN CME Reflect on how...
Published 11/25/22
In this episode, cohosts Dr. Aparna Baheti and Dr. Aaron Fritts interview interventional radiologist Dr. Sandeep Bagla about “The Halo Effect”, including how to recognize when you are being subjected to bias, and how to critically evaluate bad outcomes to improve your practice and enhance patient safety. The CE experience for this Podcast is powered by CMEfy - click here to reflect and earn credits: https://earnc.me/FSZCxF --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Accountable Physician...
Published 11/21/22
In this next installment of our Back to the Basics series, Drs. Aaron Fritts and Chris Beck discuss their techniques, considerations, and tips for ensuring safe and high quality renal biopsies. The CE experience for this Podcast is powered by CMEfy - click here to reflect and earn credits: https://earnc.me/bYgmZk --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Laurel Road for Doctors https://www.laurelroad.com/healthcare-banking/ RADPAD® Radiation Protection https://www.radpad.com/ --- SHOW NOTES First,...
Published 11/18/22
On this episode, BackTable VI host Dr. Christopher Beck shares the mic with two Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialists, Drs. Roxane Rampersad at Washington University and Tony Shanks at Indiana University, to discuss cross-specialty management of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) between OBGYN and interventional radiology (IR). The CE experience for this Podcast is powered by CMEfy - click here to reflect and earn credits: https://earnc.me/ASxPdP
Published 11/17/22
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews interventional cardiologist Dr. Rohit Amin about his private practice PE response team, including his treatment algorithm, follow-up protocol, and how he believes AI can contribute to PE care. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR RapidAI http://rapidai.com/?utm_campaign=Evergreen&utm_source=Online&utm_medium=podcast&utm_term=Backtable&utm_content=Sponsor --- SHOW NOTES Dr. Amin trained at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, and now works...
Published 11/14/22
In this episode, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Luke Wilkins about his approach to the subintimal arterial flossing with antegrade-retrograde intervention (SAFARI) technique for crossing challenging chronic total occlusions (CTO) in critical limb ischemia (CLI) patients. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Reflow Medical https://www.reflowmedical.com/ BD Rotarex Atherectomy System https://www.bd.com/rotarex --- SHOW NOTES Dr. WIlkins gives us the basic indication...
Published 11/11/22
In this episode, host Dr. Michael Barraza interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Doug Hidlay about how he has built a solo IR practice in rural Virginia, including how he got equipment, employees and referrals to build a busy and diverse practice. The CE experience for this Podcast is powered by CMEfy - click here to reflect and earn credits: https://earnc.me/TOy6WC --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Accountable Physician Advisors http://www.accountablephysicianadvisors.com/ Accountable...
Published 11/07/22
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Marc Sapoval about practicing IR in France, the origins of the Global Embolization Oncology Symposium Technologies (GEST) Conference, and an upcoming conference in MSK embolization. The CE experience for this Podcast is powered by CMEfy - click here to reflect and earn credits: https://earnc.me/PX6J62 --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Global Embolization Oncology Symposium Technologies (GEST) Conference https://thegestgroup.com/ Laurel Road...
Published 11/04/22
In this episode, Dr. Chris Beck interviews Interventional Radiologist Dr. Josh Kuban about his liver tumor ablation practice at MD Anderson Cancer Center, including how it's evolved over time with newer technologies. They also discuss patient workup for liver tumors, treatment with microwave ablation, and post-procedure follow up. Dr. Kuban shares why he uses microwave ablation technology, and the advantages of ablation confirmation software for these procedures. --- CHECK OUT OUR...
Published 10/31/22
In this episode, guest host Dr. Nicholas Fidelman interviews Dr. Michael Solen, a key player in the development and widespread adoption of transarterial chemoembolization (TACE). The doctors discuss how TACE became a major therapeutic option for liver tumors, his preferred method of TACE dosage and management, and exciting new frontiers in chemoembolization. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Varian https://www.varian.com/ --- SHOW NOTES Dr. Soulen recalls his first ever TACE patient, who was a...
Published 10/28/22
In this episode, guest host Dr. Steven Raman interviews a founding father of percutaneous tumor ablation, Dr. Luigi Solbiati about the development of this revolutionary treatment, new therapies that have stemmed from it, and his vision for the future of interventional oncology. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Varian https://www.varian.com/ --- SHOW NOTES Dr. Solbiati was a radiologist at the General Hospital of Busto Arsizio when he developed an interest in cancer in the 1980s. He traveled to...
Published 10/26/22
In this episode, guest host Dr. Sean Tutton interviews Dr. Bill Rilling and Dr. Sarah White about the history of the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO), their current research and volunteer involvement, and future directions of the society. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Varian https://www.varian.com/ --- SHOW NOTES We begin by discussing how the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) began. It started as the World Conference of Interventional Oncology (WCIO), but was formed into an...
Published 10/24/22
In this back to the basics episode, Dr. Christopher Beck interviews Dr. Aaron Fritts about his standard procedure for nephrostomy tube placement, preferred tools, and troubleshooting tips. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Reflow Medical https://www.reflowmedical.com/ --- EARN CME Reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and earn AMA PRA Category 1 CMEs: https://earnc.me/yEfEUY --- SHOW NOTES Dr. Fritts says that most of his referrals come from urology, and patients need...
Published 10/21/22
In this episode, Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Christopher Beck about gastrostomy tubes, including the evolution of his method, tips for patients who pull their tubes out, and why g-tubes are such a controversial topic in IR. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Laurel Road for Doctors https://www.laurelroad.com/healthcare-banking/ --- EARN CME Reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and earn AMA PRA Category 1 CMEs: https://earnc.me/B9TbcW --- SHOW NOTES We begin by discussing...
Published 10/17/22
In this episode, Dr. Ally Baheti interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Judy Gichoya about her recent paper on artificial intelligence (AI) and the use of a deep learning model to recognize patients’ self-described racial identity, based on radiology images. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Medtronic Concerto https://mobile.twitter.com/mdtvascular Viz.ai https://www.viz.ai/ --- EARN CME Reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and earn AMA PRA Category 1 CMEs:...
Published 10/14/22
In this episode, Dr. Vishal Kumar interviews Dr. Mark Wilson, vice chair and professor of radiology and biomedical imaging at UCSF, and chief of diagnostic and interventional radiology at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center about the evolution of trauma care in interventional radiology, translational research, and the impact of mentorship and student outreach. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR RADPAD® Radiation Protection https://www.radpad.com/ --- EARN CME Reflect...
Published 10/10/22
In this episode, BackTable is on location in Barcelona for CIRSE 2022! Dr. Aaron Fritts conducts a live video interview with interventional radiologist Dr. Lorenzo Patrone. They discuss their experiences with balancing clinical, academic, and family responsibilities, as well as differences in the American and European physician work environments and the use of social media in medicine. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Reflow Medical https://www.reflowmedical.com/ Medtronic Chocolate PTA...
Published 10/07/22
In this episode, Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Peder Horner about the impact of staff culture on patient care, how to manage bad players, and how to maintain an active role in shaping a healthy work culture. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Accountable Physician Advisors http://www.accountablephysicianadvisors.com/ Accountable Revenue Cycle Solutions https://www.accountablerevcycle.com/ --- EARN CME Reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and earn AMA PRA Category 1 CMEs:...
Published 10/03/22
In this episode, Dr. Vishal Kumar interviews trauma surgeon Dr. Andre Campbell about his career path and policy interests, including gun safety, nationwide access to trauma care, and diversity and inclusion within surgical subspecialties. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR RADPAD® Radiation Protection https://www.radpad.com/ --- EARN CME Reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and earn AMA PRA Category 1 CMEs: https://earnc.me/oKVBfW --- SHOW NOTES Dr. Campbell starts the...
Published 09/30/22
In this episode, guest host Dr. Jacob Fleming interviews Dr. Jason Cox about musculoskeletal interventions and how he uses ultrasound for diagnosis and intervention in his full spectrum musculoskeletal practice. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Laurel Road for Doctors https://www.laurelroad.com/healthcare-banking/ --- EARN CME Reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and earn AMA PRA Category 1 CMEs: https://earnc.me/ZHCWxF --- SHOW NOTES We begin by discussing Dr. Cox’s path...
Published 09/26/22
In this episode, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews Dr. Jayson Brower about building a Y90 service line in his outpatient based lab (OBL). --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Boston Scientific Lab Agent https://www.bostonscientific.com/en-US/customer-service/ordering/lab-agent.html --- SHOW NOTES First, Dr. Brower describes the IR/DR makeup of his practice and partnerships with surrounding hospitals. Inland Imaging’s collaboration with the Providence healthcare system was formed to provide quality...
Published 09/23/22
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Ali Alikhani about his solo outpatient IR practice, how he leveraged his sales background in the OBL setting, and marketing advice for IRs in an outpatient practice. --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS Medtronic IN.PACT 018 DCB https://www.medtronic.com/018 Boston Scientific...
Published 09/19/22
In this episode, our hosts Drs. Michael Barraza and Aaron Fritts interview Dr. John Pavlus about his methods of drain placement, monitoring, and removal, as well as his vision to design an ideal drainage system. The CME experience for this Podcast is powered by CMEfy - click here to reflect and unlock credits & more: https://earnc.me/5KfOLv --- CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR Medtronic Abre Venous Stent https://www.medtronic.com/abrevenous --- SHOW NOTES In this episode, our hosts Drs....
Published 09/16/22