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 BackTable.com or on the streaming platform of your choice. You can also visit www.BackTable.com 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.

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Ep. 289 Treating Clot in Transit with Dr. Rehan...
In this episode, host Dr. Michael Barraza interviews Dr. Rehan Quadri, interventional radiologist, about the definition, indications and techniques for treating clot in transit.
32 min
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Ep. 288 Treating the Pregnant Patient with Dr. ...
In this episode, our host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Nikki Keefe about safety considerations for pregnant and breastfeeding IR patients.
26 min
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Ep. 287 OBL/ASC Reimbursement Update Jan 2023 w...
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Jim Melton, vascular surgeon, and Dr. Blake Parsons, interventional radiologist, about progress in the OBL and ASC space, including reimbursement updates, partnering with a private equity firm, and value based care.
35 min
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Ep. 286 Minimally Invasive Thyroid Intervention...
In this episode, our host Dr. Michael Barraza interviews Drs. Jawad Hussain and Alan Sag about how they implemented thyroid artery embolization into their respective private and academic practices.
43 min
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Ep. 285 TIPS with ICE Guidance with Dr. Merve Ozen
In this episode, host Dr. Aparna Baheti interviews Dr. Merve Ozen, interventional radiologist, about how to integrate ICE for TIPS, including why she uses a vampire stick, her needle preference, and tips for single operators.
26 min
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Ep. 284 Ortho/IR Collaboration in Private Pract...
In this episode, host Jacob Fleming interviews interventional radiologist Tony Brown and orthopedic oncologist Daniel Lerman about their multidisciplinary IR/orthopedics practice and innovative techniques for pelvic fixation in metastatic cancer patients.
60 min
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Ep. 283 Interspinous Spacers for Spinal Stenosi...
In this episode, host Dr. Jacob Fleming interviews Dr. Luigi Manfrè, spine interventional neuroradiologist and chair of the European Society of Neuroradiology about treatment of spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis using interspinous fusion spacers.
47 min
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Ep. 282 Interspinous Spacers for Spinal Stenosi...
In this episode, host Dr. Jacob Fleming interviews Dr. Luigi Manfrè, interventional radiologist and chair of the European Society of Neuroradiology about how he treats lumbar spinal stenosis using spinoplasty and minimally invasive placement of interspinous spacers.
62 min
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Ep. 281 Training in Open vs Endovascular Techni...
31 min
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Ep. 280 Current Controversies in Prostatic Arte...
In this episode, host Dr. Michael Barraza interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Samdeep Mouli about controversies in prostate artery embolization, including technique, durability, and how we can leverage the data to unite IRs and establish PAE as standard of care.
40 min
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Ep. 279 Dissecting Wire Senses with Dr. Hady Li...
In this episode, host Ally Baheti interviews interventional cardiologist Dr. Hady Lichaa of Ascension St. Thomas Heart about wire senses, including ways to build tactile and visual skills, selection of workhorse and specialty wires, and the do’s and don’ts of crossing lesions.
47 min
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Ep. 278 Minimizing Complications for Lung Biops...
In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews chest and interventional radiologist Dr. Robert Suh about his lung biopsy technique, including how he approaches pain management, and his take on the best way to seal the biopsy tract to prevent air leaks.
44 min
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Ep. 277 Private Equity and the Radiology Job En...
In this episode, co-hosts Drs. Ally Baheti and Mike Barraza interview diagnostic radiologist and blogger Dr. Ben White, who speaks about private equity (PE) ownership of radiology practices, the nationwide radiologist shortage, and advice for navigating job offers.
54 min
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Ep. 276 Chiba Needle Technique for Tough CTO's ...
In this episode, host Dr. Aparna Baheti interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Michael Cumming about his Chiba needle technique for difficult CTOs, including how to perform the technique safely and how to approach complications.
37 min
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Ep. 275 E&M Coding Part 2 with Dr. Ryan Trojan
In this episode, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Ryan Trojan about recent changes to the AMA’s evaluation and management (E&M) coding in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
33 min
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Ep. 274 Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters with Dr. ...
In this episode, host Dr. Aparna Baheti interviews interventional nephrologist Dr. Satyaki Banerjee about peritoneal dialysis, including indications, placement technique, and tips for preventing complications.
46 min
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Ep. 273 Disc Disease and Intradiscal Therapies ...
In this episode, host Dr. Jacob Fleming interviews Dr. Edward Yoon, interventional MSK radiologist and Chief of IR at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The doctors discuss novel intradiscal therapies to treat anterior column pain, as well as where the field of spine interventions is heading.
69 min
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Ep. 272 Creating Culture Through Leadership and...
In this episode, Dr. Bagrodia discusses cultivating a healthy culture inside and outside of the operating room with Dr. Chris Kane, Dean of Clinical Affairs at UCSD and CEO of the UCSD Physician Group.
55 min
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Ep. 271 How Can AI Help with Acute Aortic Emerg...
In this episode, host Dr. Sabeen Dhand interviews vascular surgeon Dr. Benjamin Starnes about artificial intelligence in aortic intervention, from aneurysm detection to procedural planning and coordination of aortic aneurysm surveillance.
32 min
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Ep. 270 Treatment Algorithms for Splenic Artery...
In this episode, Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Chris Grilli of Christiana Health about his treatment algorithms and procedural tips for splenic embolization as a treatment for splenic trauma, hypersplenism, and splenic artery aneurysm.
45 min
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Ep. 269 Innovating on Educational Meetings (on ...
In this episode, guest host Dr. Lorenzo Patrone interviews vascular surgeon Dr. Isabelle Van Herzeele about the current state of vascular skills education and the future of vascular conferences.
21 min
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Ep. 268 Atherectomy Basics with Dr. Omar Saleh ...
In this episode, host Dr. Sabeen Dhand interviews Drs. Srini Tummala and Omar Saleh about atherectomy in peripheral arterial disease, including indications, technique, and device selection.
51 min
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Ep. 267 Treatment Algorithms for Severe Venous ...
In this episode, Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Raghy Kolluri, the system medical director of Vascular Medicine at OhioHealth, about his workup and treatment algorithm for severe venous disease.
56 min
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Ep. 266 Practice Building in a Traditional IR/D...
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.
48 min
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Ep. 265 The TheraSphere Story with Dr. Riad Sal...
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.
60 min