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Andrew Holden

Andrew Holden
“If you are clinically skilled, achieve a high level of technical training in interventional radiology procedures, have the best audited results for a procedure...

Selective liquid biopsy yields promising results

Cluster of two well-preserved tumour cells obtained by left hypogastric artery sampling
Laboratory techniques that make genetic profiling and mutation monitoring of tumours more readily accessible than by direct tissue biopsy have recently been introduced. These...

Future directions for ablation in interventional oncology

Roberto Iezzi
The notion of locally destroying a cancer percutaneously with minimal morbidity and mortality has become accepted as part of the modern armamentarium for treating...

Prostatic artery embolization: Imaging for success

Prostatic artery embolisation
As the evidence mounts showing the benefits of prostatic artery embolization (PAE), there is an explosion of interest in performing the procedure. Siemens’ unique...

Persistence, persistence, persistence: Lessons in device innovation from three prolific inventors

Innovation from interventional inventors
Timothy Clark, director of Interventional Radiology at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA and co-founder and chief executive officer of Forge Medical, which has...

Interventional News Issue 68 – November 2017 US Edition

 Highlights: Big strides in evidence backing prostatic artery embolization Randomised data reveal theoretical benefit with microwave ablation “does not translate into clinical benefit” for...

Interventional News Issue 68 – November 2017

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Highlights: Big strides in evidence backing prostatic artery embolization Randomised data reveal theoretical benefit with microwave ablation “does not translate into clinical benefit” for...

Interventional News Issue 67 – September 2017 US Edition

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Highlights: SIRT gives new hope for those with right-sided primary tumours, but does not prolong overall survival in metastatic colorectal cancer patients New study...

Interventional News Issue 67 – September 2017

Interventional News 67 cover image
Highlights: SIRT gives new hope for those with right-sided primary tumours, but does not prolong overall survival in metastatic colorectal cancer patients New study...

New guidelines on radiation exposure to significantly reduce annual eye dose...

Eye dose radiation exposure new limits
The new European Directive laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from ionising radiation exposure will come into effect on...

EU Mergers Commission approves acquisition of Bard by BD

bard and bd logo
The European Commission, under the EU Merger Regulation, has approved the acquisition of Bard by BD, subject to conditions. Both US-based companies supply medical...

Matthew A Mauro

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“One of the biggest challenges for interventional radiology in 2017 is that we are in desperate need of outcomes research that documents the value...

Registries will help determine survival of IO as a specialty

International registries will help demonstrate the value of interventional oncology therapies
The primary importance of collecting data from registries would be to establish outcome data to prove the value of the interventional oncologic therapies to healthcare...