Tag: BSIR

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular items of December 2021  

December’s top 10 features findings of a retrospective cost-utility analysis published in BMJ Surgery Interventions & Health Technologies. In addition, highlights from the 2021...

Sweeping technological advances enable interventional radiologists to close in on crucial...

 Nicholas Inston (consultant vascular access and renal transplant surgeon, Birmingham, UK) discusses the crucial care interventional radiologists provide for renal patients with Ian Mcafferty...

BSIR expands focus on diversity, equity and inclusion

 Elika Kashef (London, UK) addresses the implications of interventional radiology not being equally accessible to people from all walks of life. This has triggered...

Expert raises red flags over forgotten stents and how they fail

 Many patients are outliving their gastrointestinal (GI) stents, and this can pose particular problems. “In the last few years, we have seen quite a dramatic increase in patients who...

BSIR 2021: Interventional radiologists rev up on IR registry and build...

 The British Society for Interventional Radiology (BSIR) has set up an interventional radiology (IR) registry to capture a glimpse of the scope, breadth and...

UK interventional radiologists declare top reasons to attend BSIR 2021 in...

 After COP26, it is time for the interventional radiology world to congregate in Glasgow, UK. Diversity, veterinary interventions, sun tan, or single malt–everyone has...
women

New “myth-buster” guide to support women in interventional radiology in the...

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) have created a “myth busting” guide to encourage more women...

Exclusive: BSIR leadership discusses 2020 programme highlights and IR rising to...

 On the opening day of BSIR 2020 (1–3 December, virtual), Lakshmi Ratnam (London, UK), chair of the scientific programme committee, moderates a special Interventional...
stents

RCR and BSIR call for UK stent registry

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) have called for a UK-wide clinical registry for ureteric stents,...
diversity

New BSIR Women and Diversity committee aims to boost proportion of...

The British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) established a Women and Diversity committee earlier this year, with the aim of overcoming obstacles to women...
access

Patients deserve improved access to IR services

In the wake of the recent joint statement from the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) and the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) advocating...
access

BSIR and RCR joint statement supports increased provision of interventional radiology...

The Interventional Radiology Committee of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), in collaboration with the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR), have released a...

New UK guidance on training IR to speed up roll out...

Emergency mechanical thrombectomy dramatically increases a stroke patient’s chance of a full recovery. The UK does not have enough skilled doctors to provide the procedure....

TEVAR’s dirty little secret

“There is no easy fix with current endovascular tools and strategies and a default realisation is that it is easier and more definitive to...