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Siguiendo un poco la línea del famoso historiador de Medicina en @Twitter @cateterdoblej (con sus hilos impresionantes). He tomado el tiempo para hacer un Hilo en relación a la Radiología Intervencionista. #Irad
Conocéis un famoso fontanero-médico. Todos conocemos quien es Dr. Mario. Pero no muchos conocen al padre de la radiología intervencionista el #DrCharlesDotter. Quien dijo "Si un fontanero puede hacerlo con las tuberias, nosotros podemos hacerlo en los vasos sanguíneos".
El Dr. Dotter, fue el pionero de tratamientos percutáneos a nivel de arterias y otros órganos. Brillante #RADIOLOGO que realizaba procedimientos diagnósticos en el Hospital Universitario Health & Science de Oregon.
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⚡️ Published @JVIRmedia ⚡️, will hopefully help #Irad #InterventionalSpecialists with patient care after #UFE

"Intraprocedural Superior Hypogastric Nerve Block (#SNHB) is safe, effective, significantly reduces pain, need for opioids and allows same-day discharge #UFE"

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1/ YOU CAN DO IT! 🤜 🤛

#SNHB technique: Technical success 87% , which included operators who were not initially experienced with this procedure.

97.1% of patient with #SNHB DID NOT NEED PCA pump

Of patients that needed opioids, average dose was ONLY 7.5 MME
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"What is the best Venous Access Device for my patient?"

An #InterventionalRadiology (#Irad) #Tweetorial to address a frequent clinical dilemmas for #Medtwitter and #NurseTwitter


Type of VAD:

PIV: 3-6 cm, enter and terminate in peripheral veins.

US-PIV: US to reach deep veins when superficial veins difficult to palpate, ≥8 cm

Midline catheter: 7.5-25 cm, inserted basilic/cephalic vein), terminating short of subclavian. 🚫 vesicant infusions

CVC: duration 7-14 d, direct puncture of internal jugular, subclavian, or femoral veins.

TC : diff from CVC, seperate insertion site in upper chest and venipunture in neck
⬇️ risk of infection due to cuff
👍 location for catheter care
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