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. 419 Experiencing a Pulmonary Embolism and T...
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews guest Dr. Ilan Rzadkowolsky-Raoli about his experience of being diagnosed with a large saddle embolus and subsequently being treated by his best friend, Dr. Ripal Gandhi.
33 min
Ep. 418 Acute Limb Ischemia: Timing, Technology...
In this episode, host Dr. Sabeen Dhand interviews Dr. Charles Bailey about Limb Alert, a hospital protocol devised to expedite the diagnosis and treatment of patients presenting with acute limb ischemia. Dr. Bailey is a vascular surgeon and the Director of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Limb Salvage at the University of South Florida.
50 min
Ep. 417 IR Training: Perspectives and Expectati...
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews guest Dr. Thomas Sullivan about the findings from a recent survey exploring the reasons behind professional job changes among interventional radiologists. Dr. Sullivan is the Assistant Program Director of Diagnostic and Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency programs at Wake Forest University.
42 min
Ep. 416 PAE in the OBL with Dr. Charles Nutting
45 min
Ep. 415 Thyroid Ablation: Efficacy, Safety, and...
45 min
Ep. 414 HeRO Grafts in Dialysis: Techniques, Ch...
In this episode, host Dr. Chris Beck interviews Dr. Jason Wagner about his experience with using the Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow (HeRO) graft and the Surfacer system for treating patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) and limited vascular access options. Dr. Wagner is a practicing vascular surgeon in Sarasota, Florida.
45 min
Ep. 413 TBAD Management: Best Practices in Aort...
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Michael Barraza interviews Dr. Darren Klass about his expert insights and experiences in the treatment of aortic dissections.
56 min
Ep. 412 Intervencionismo Pediátrico: No Kits Fo...
En este nuevo episodio de BackTable, el Dr. Fernando Gómez Muñoz y la Dra. Sara Lojo Lendoiro profundizan en el complejo y específico campo de la radiología intervencionista pediátrica.
43 min
Ep. 411 Innovating Pain Management: The Role of...
In this episode, guest host Dr. Dana Dunleavy and guest Dr. Douglas Beall delve into the transformative potential of neuromodulation in the treatment of chronic pain, particularly for painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN).
64 min
Ep. 410 True Lumen Re-Entry with Pioneer Plus w...
In this episode of BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Ally Behati invites interventional cardiologist Dr. Thomas Davis, Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at St. John Hospital and Medical Center, to discuss re-entry devices, with a focus on the Pioneer Plus Catheter.
33 min
Ep. 409 Thrombectomy for Large Core Infarctions...
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, guest host Dr. Krishna Amuluru interviews Dr. Fawaz Al-Mufti about recent trials on large core strokes and how they may impact practice. Dr. Al-Mufti is a practicing neurointerventionalist and serves as the Associate Chair of Neurology for Research at New York Medical College.
44 min
Ep. 408 Laser BTK Study Insights: Navigating Co...
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts is joined by interventional cardiologists Dr. Sameh Sayfo (Baylor Scott & White in Plano, TX) and Dr. Nicolas Shammas (Cardiovascular Medicine in Davenport, IA) for a discussion about critical limb ischemia (CLI) and the use of lasers in below-the-knee (BTK) treatment.
39 min
Ep. 407 The Evolving Role of Drug Eluting Stent...
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Sabeen Dhand interviews Dr. Eric Secemsky about the efficacy of drug eluting technologies in vascular interventions, with Dr. Secemsky offering insight into his own practice.
43 min
Ep. 406 Biodegradable Flow Diverters for Cerebr...
In this episode of the Back Table Innovation Podcast, host Dr. Diana Velazquez-Pimentel, a radiologist and biomedical engineer, chats with Dr. Alim Mitha about the novel idea of biodegradable flow diverters and the future of interventional neuroradiology.
37 min
Ep. 405 Site of Service Differentials with Dr. ...
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews Dr. Michael Cumming about the issue of site of service differentials in healthcare.
26 min
Ep. 404 Navigation Software for IR Guidance wit...
In this episode of the BackTable podcast, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Merve Ozen about the potential of the Percunav system, an advanced needle guidance technology used in interventional and endovascular procedures. Dr. Ozen is an Assistant Professor of Radiology, Surgery, Obstetrics, and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky.
23 min
Ep. 403 Intra-Arterial Therapies for Migraine M...
In this episode, guest-host Dr. Paul Bhogal invites Dr. Adnan Qureshi, an interventional neurologist at the University of Missouri, to share his insights on innovative treatments for migraines.
43 min
Ep. 402 Immunotherapy in HCC: Evolving Treatmen...
In this episode, Dr. Tyler Sandow (Ochsner Health) interviews interventional radiologists Dr. Edward Kim (Mount Sinai) and Dr. Terence Gade (University of Pennsylvania) about the future directions of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treatments, specifically focusing on the adoption of precision medicine and multidisciplinary approaches.
72 min
Ep. 401 The MOTION Study: Cryoablation for Pain...
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Jacob Fleming and guest Dr. Jack Jennings discuss advancements in interventional oncology, specifically regarding cryoablation for bone metastases.
35 min
Ep. 400 Intra-Arterial Approaches in Tumor Ther...
In this episode of the Backtable Podcast, guest host Dr. Paul Bhogal, a consultant interventional neuroradiologist at Royal London Hospital in the UK, and guests Dr. Piotr Walczak and Dr. Prakash Ambady discuss the potential of intra-arterial treatments combined with blood brain barrier (BBB) manipulation in treating various neurological conditions and tumors.
66 min
Ep. 399 Pros and Cons of Independence in the OB...
In this episode of The Backtable Podcast, host Dr. Aaron Fritts and guests Dr. Mahmood Razavi and Dr. Mark Garcia discuss the intricacies of owning and operating an outpatient-based lab (OBL).
53 min
Ep. 398 Scheduling Strategies for Clinicians: F...
In this episode of The Backtable Podcast, host Dr. Michael Barraza and guest Dr. Brandon St. Amant have an in-depth discussion about QGenda, an online scheduling solution. Both doctors practice interventional radiology at Radiology Associates in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
38 min
Ep. 397 Embolización Prostática: ¿Merecemos Est...
En este episodio del podcast, el Dr. Iñigo Insausti Gorbea y la Dra. Sara Lojo Lendoiro, se centraron en la técnica de embolización prostática como alternativa mínimamente invasiva para el tratamiento de la hiperplasia benigna de próstata.
47 min
Ep. 396 How I Perform a Port Removal with Dr. C...
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, hosts Dr. Aaron Fritts and Dr. Chris Beck discuss their Mediport removal workflows and the common challenges of a port removal procedure.
38 min
Ep. 395 Radial to Peripheral Tools and Techniqu...
In this episode of the Back Table Podcast, host Dr. Aaron Fritts and Dr. Sameh Sayfo discuss radial to peripheral interventions, also known as R2P. Dr. Sayfo is an interventional cardiologist and the program director of the endovascular fellowship at Baylor Heart Hospital in Plano, Texas.
42 min