Tag: IR

Medical societies issue revised, patient-centred measures for stroke interventions

Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) publishes guidelines on clinical practice of intra-arterial stroke revascularisation Revised guidelines for the non-surgical, image-guided interventional treatment of acute ischaemic...

Interactive virtual reality enhances physicians’ treatment planning of complex conditions

Virtual reality (VR) provides interventional radiologists with a 360-degree view of internal anatomy to enhance procedure planning. Interactive VR brings medical images to life on...

Lack of diversity “one of the biggest” challenges facing IR

Fostering a diverse interventional radiology (IR) workforce is difficult, but vital, because heterogeneous groups can be more innovative, be better at complex problem-solving, achieve...

Hospital brings emergency REBOA procedure training to trauma US specialists

Grady Memorial Hospital, the first in Georgia, USA, to perform resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA), will soon offer trauma specialists around...

Clinical capabilities of Infinix-i 4D CT showcased at ECR 2018

Healthcare centres around Europe are realising a new realm of clinical efficiency with the Infinix-i 4D CT system, which seamlessly integrates interventional radiology and...

Virtual reality enters the IR suite

Whether you are chasing Pikachu in the park or planning an IR procedure, virtual reality is increasingly "part of life" and has huge opportunities...

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....

ECR 2018 to spotlight artificial intelligence, debut special IR programme

The upcoming annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR; 28 February – March 4, 2018, in Vienna, Austria) has adopted the motto...

Image-guided pulsed radiofrequency provides relief from low back pain

The majority of patients were pain free after receiving a new image-guided pulsed radiofrequency treatment for low back pain and sciatica, according to a...

Image-guided, minimally invasive medicine revolutionises emergency care

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), in coordination with Member of the US House of Representatives (Rep.) from Utah's 4th district, Mia Love, hosted...

Single and double needle ultrasound-guided irrigation have a place in treatment...

According to a new study published online in the journal Radiology, when ultrasound-guided percutaneous irrigation is performed to treat shoulder calcification, the choice of...

Update for CIRSE’s European IR Curriculum and Syllabus

The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) has announced the presentation of the second edition of the European Curriculum and Syllabus for...

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology has growing impact on medicine

The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology’s (JVIR’s) impact factor—one measure of a journal’s influence based on the number of article citations compared to...

Adept Medical launches I.R Platform

Adept Medical, the Auckland based manufacturer of the STARSystem, has announced the release of its latest product innovation, the I.R. Platform (interventional radiology platform)....

CIRA appoints Daniel Lapointe as new executive director

The Canadian Interventional Radiology Association (CIRA) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Daniel Lapointe as CIRA’s new executive director on the association’s...

Artificial intelligence virtual consultant could guide interventional radiology patient care

Interventional radiologists at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, USA, are using technology found in self-driving cars to power a...

Innovative catheter-based treatment offers relief to children with frequent migraines

A minimally invasive treatment for migraine headaches used for adults is also proving to be a safe and effective treatment for children and teenagers....

Society of Interventional Radiology statement on US president Donald J Trump’s...

Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) president Charles E Ray Jr has issued the following statement in response to US president Donald J Trump’s executive...

ConvertX nephroureteral stent system gets US FDA clearance

BrightWater Medical has announced that the US FDA has cleared the company’s innovative ConvertX nephroureteral stent system for treatment of ureteral obstructions. Patients with...