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  1. Cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery - cystic degeneration of peripheral artery

    Treatment - surgical excision +/- venous patching
  2. Treatment?
    Preferred management of pulmonary AVMs- embolization with coils or occluding devices

    AVOID - gelfoam or particles - these will enter peripheral circulation
  3. Primary sclerosing cholangitis - multiple stenotic areas with alternating areas of irregular dilatation
  4. 60 y/o M with buttock claudication, absent femoral pulses, impotence

    Leriche syndrome
  5. Where do the bronchial arteries typically arise?
    T5-6 (94%)

    Near left mainstem bronchus
  6. What is the definition of massive hemoptysis?
    Bleeding greater than 300 mL per day
  7. What are indications for TIPS?
    • - Variceal bleeding after failed medical management
    • - Refractory ascites
    • - Budd Chiari /venoocclusive disease
  8. What are contra-indications for TIPS?
    • Right sided heart failure
    • Pulmonary hypertension
    • Hepatic failure
  9. Elderly patient presents with spontaneous intrabdominal hemorrhage
    Segmental arterial mediolysis -  fusiform aneurysms and stenoses of splanchnic arterial branches.
  10. What is popliteal artery entrapment syndrome?
    Compression of popliteal artery seen with flexion views

    Symptomatic compression or occlusion of the popliteal artery due to a developmentally abnormal relationship with the medial head of gastrocnemius (MHG) or less commonly with popliteus

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2015-05-22 11:19:05
interventional radiology core exam

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