Aaron Fritts, MD is a practicing interventional radiologist in Dallas, TX and the co-founder of BackTable. Early in his practice, Dr. Fritts realized the need for centralized, in-depth procedure and device information that his peers could access on the fly. Not long after, BackTable was born.
BackTable VI is their flagship podcast, developed to help interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, and other interventional and endovascular specialists level up their day-to-day practice.
June 30th, 2022 | Season 1 | 40 mins 4 secs
backtable, chemotherapy, interventional radiologist, mediport, port placement procedures, ports
The list of things to do before starting chemo includes the seemingly ordinary task of getting a “port” or “medi-port.” Get your blood work, pick up groceries, wash the car, get a port… But port placement is actually surgery and being unprepared for the procedure can result in some pretty unpleasant surprises and unexpected pain. Interventional Radiologist Dr. Aaron Fritts explains the procedure and answers our questions.