Suresh Vedantham

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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is responsible for the hospitalization of >250 000 Americans annually and represents a significant risk for morbidity and mortality. Despite the publication of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to aid in the management of VTE in its acute and chronic forms, the clinician is frequently confronted with manifestations of(More)
INTRODUCTION The authors review their midterm experience with uterine artery embolization for the treatment of uterine fibroids. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty patients were referred for permanent polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) foam particle uterine artery embolization during an 18-month period. Detailed clinical follow-up and ultrasound follow-up were obtained. (More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the potential usefulness of transcatheter uterine artery embolization as a treatment for fibroid-related vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain refractory to hormonal therapy and myomectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eleven patients (aged 27-55 years; mean, 44.2 years; none desiring future pregnancy) with refractory vaginal bleeding and/or(More)
THE membership of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Standards of Practice Committee represents experts in a broad spectrum of interventional procedures from the private and academic sectors of medicine. Generally, Standards of Practice Committee members dedicate the vast majority of their professional time to performing interventional(More)
PURPOSE To quantitatively evaluate and validate a two-phase helical computed tomographic (CT) protocol for evaluation of pancreatic tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-seven patients with pathologically proved pancreatic adenocarcinomas prospectively underwent two-phase CT examination with helical acquisition during the pancreatic phase (40-70 seconds(More)
The field of interventional oncology includes tumor ablation as well as the use of transcatheter therapies such as embolization, chemoembolization, and radioembolization. Terminology and reporting standards for tumor ablation have been developed. The development of standardization of terminology and reporting criteria for transcatheter therapies should(More)
Transcatheter arterial embolization has recently emerged as a highly effective percutaneous technique for controlling acute and chronic genital bleeding in a wide variety of obstetric and gynecologic disorders. Benefits for the patient and health care system have included low complication rates, avoidance of surgical risks, fertility preservation, and(More)
Suresh Vedantham, MD, Akhilesh K. Sista, MD, Seth J. Klein, MD, Lina Nayak, MD, Mahmood K. Razavi, MD, Sanjeeva P. Kalva, MD, Wael E. Saad, MD, Sean R. Dariushnia, MD, Drew M. Caplin, MD, Christine P. Chao, MD, Suvranu Ganguli, MD, T. Gregory Walker, MD, and Boris Nikolic, MD, MBA, for the Society of Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular and(More)
SUMMARY The post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) is increasingly recognized to be a common and important complication of deep venous thrombosis (DVT). Because there is no 'gold standard' objective test to establish its presence, PTS is diagnosed primarily on the basis of the presence of typical symptoms and clinical signs in a limb that was affected by DVT. As a(More)
PURPOSE To review our experience with the use of percutaneous methods to manage the ischemic complications of type-B aortic dissection. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective review of our interventional radiology database identified 11 patients with acute type-B aortic dissection who underwent 13 endovascular procedures to attempt revascularization of 23(More)