BackTable Vascular & Interventional

The BackTable Podcast is a resource for interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, and other interventional and endovascular specialists to learn tips, techniques, and the ins and outs of the devices in their cabinets. Listen on or on the streaming platform of your choice. You can also visit to browse our open access, physician-catered knowledge center for all things vascular and interventional; now featuring practice tools, procedure walkthroughs, and expert guidance on more than 40 endovascular procedures.

Ep. 337 Management of Vulvar Varices with Dr. B...
In this episode, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Brooke Spencer about management of pelvic venous disease, endovascular therapies for pelvic varices, and important considerations for treating patients with complex and chronic pain.
43 min
Ep. 336 My Algorithm for Below the Knee CLI wit...
In this episode, host Dr. Christopher Beck interviews Dr. Peter Soukas about his algorithm for below the knee (BTK) critical limb ischemia (CLI) interventions as well as his implementation of new evidence-based guidance.
62 min
Ep. 335 Transcranial Focused Ultrasound: Next G...
In this episode, host Dr. Jacob Fleming interviews one of his attendings Dr. Bhavya Shah about the remarkable features of focused ultrasound technology and its applications. They discuss its dynamic nature, allowing for a wide range of applications.
45 min
Ep. 334 New Balloon Technologies for CLI with D...
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Peter Soukas taking a deep dive into novel balloon technologies, appropriate uses below the knee, and how these new balloons are highly effective in treating patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI).
21 min
Ep. 333 Empowering Patients Through Image Shari...
In this episode, host Dr. Bryan Hartley interviews Rishi Nayyar, co-founder and CEO of PocketHealth, the first patient-centered medical image exchange platform.
56 min
Ep. 332 El Futuro de MSK: Embolizaciones Muscul...
En este episodio de BackTable, las Dras. Gina Landinez y Ana María Fernández Martínez hablan sobre el intervencionismo musculoesquelético y las técnicas para la embolización del hombre rígido.
45 min
Ep. 331 EVUS to IVUS: a Continuous Spectrum wit...
In this episode, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews Jill Sommerset and Dr. Fadi Saab about EVUS and IVUS in peripheral arterial cases, including when to use each, how to train an interventional sonographer, and what adding ultrasound in a case can do for patient safety.
54 min
Ep. 330 Early Days and Evolution of the TIPS Pr...
In this episode, guest host Dr. Isabel Newton interviews Dr. Richard Saxon about his innovative approach of using stent grafts for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting (TIPS), the creation of the Viatorr endoprosthesis, and medical ethics of experimental technology.
64 min
Ep. 329 OBLs, Past, Present, and Future with Dr...
In this episode, host Dr. Aparna Baheti interviews Dr. Bill Julien about the evolution of the outpatient based lab (OBL), its role in expanding patient access to IR care, and its relationship with other IR practice models around the country.
51 min
Ep. 328 Adrenal Vein Sampling with Dr, Fritz Angle
In this episode, host Dr. Aparna Baheti interviews Dr. Fritz Angle about adrenal vein sampling, including indications, workup, and his technique for accessing the right adrenal vein.
35 min
Ep. 327 Building a Pain Interventions Service L...
31 min
Ep. 326 Healthcare Policy and Advocacy with Dr....
In this episode, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews vascular surgeon Dr. Anahita Dua on the importance of political advocacy in healthcare, including why she created a PAC, the importance of healthcare workers in Congress, and how you can get involved.
41 min
Ep. 325 Recovering From a Major Injury as a Pro...
In this episode, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews Dr. Deepak Sudheendra about obstacles that he has faced while practicing medicine, including dealing with a career-threatening injury, redefining boundaries between clinical and home responsibilities, and navigating a transition from a surgical to radiology residency.
59 min
Ep. 324 Embolization for Treatment of Hemorrhoi...
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts and interventional radiologist Dr. Alex Pavidapha give a primer on the emerging field of hemorrhoidal artery embolization (HAE), including patient presentations and referrals, treatment algorithms, procedural steps, and follow up care.
40 min
Ep. 323 El Camino Evolucionario de Francisco Ca...
En los confines de la medicina, a veces es necesario un espíritu intrépido para desafiar las prácticas establecidas y abrir nuevos horizontes. El reconocido doctor Francisco Carnevale, una figura emblemática en el campo de la radiologia intervencionista, personifica a la perfección esta audacia. Su historia es la epopeya de un hombre que tuvo la inquietud de explorar la embolización de la próstata, un enfoque innovador en el tratamiento de la hiperplasia prostática.
48 min
Ep. 322 Renal Trauma Embolizations with Dr. Nim...
In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews Dr. Nima Kokabi about renal trauma embolizations, including imaging workup, embolization technique, and a warning on renal biopsies.
43 min
Ep. 321 New Innovations in Lower GI Bleed Embol...
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts and interventional radiologist Dr. Kevin Henseler discuss his treatment algorithm and new technologies for embolization of GI bleeds.
48 min
Ep. 320 Appropriate Use of IVUS in Lower Extrem...
In this episode, host Dr. Sabeen Dhand interviews interventional cardiologist Dr. Eric Secemsky about the role of intravascular ultrasound in lower extremity interventions, and how he published a consensus document to standardize its use across specialties and provide a framework for new users.
28 min
Ep. 319 How to Collaborate with GI on a New Out...
29 min
Ep. 318 Back on the Road2IR with Dr. Janice New...
In this episode, Dr. Isabel Newton hosts a panel discussion on updates about Road2IR, an international consortium aimed at increasing access to IR procedures and education in East Africa and beyond. She is joined by Drs. Fabian Laage Gaupp, Judy Gichoya, and Janice Newsome.
65 min
Ep. 317 A Lifetime of IR Innovation and Curiosi...
In this episode, guest host Dr. Peder Horner interviews Dr. Harold Coons about the history of IR, his contributions to the field, where the field is headed, and his advice for trainees and early career IRs.
51 min
Ep. 316 Basivertebral Nerve Ablation with Dr. O...
In this episode, Dr. Jacob Fleming interviews Dr. Olivier Clerk-Lamalice about basivertebral nerve ablation for vertebrogenic back pain, including indications, procedure technique and exciting tech on the horizon in minimally invasive spine interventions.
58 min
Ep. 315 Arterial Thrombectomy with Dr. Alexande...
In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews Dr. Alexander Ushinsky about his standard workup and treatment when performing arterial thrombectomy in acute limb ischemia (ALI).
59 min
Ep. 314 Tunneled Pleural and Peritoneal Cathete...
In this week’s episode. Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews co-hosts and IRs Dr. Ally Baheti and Dr. Chris Beck about indications, procedural steps, and patient education for tunneled pleural and peritoneal catheters.
44 min
Ep. 313 Augmented Reality: Clinical Use Scenari...
In this panel episode recorded at SIR 2023, Drs. Stephen Hunt, Chuck Martin, and Gaurav Gadodia update us on current applications and future directions of augmented reality in interventional radiology.
54 min