Tag: #IRAD

Diversity in IR is crucial to harnessing the best ideas and...

 Daniel Sze (Stanford, USA) tells Interventional News that the focus on diversity is not just about social justice. “It is really about bringing the many good...

Balt announces receiving CE mark for Magic Glue, a next generation...

Balt International has announced receiving the CE mark for Magic Glue, its next generation of cyanoacrylate liquid embolic agent. Magic Glue is indicated for...

Embolization for trauma should be performed only by highly trained and...

Robert Morgan, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, discusses the role of interventional radiologists (IRs) in trauma embolization; and whether other...

Immersive nature of virtual reality will “herald a sea change” in...

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) debuted the first-ever virtual reality 360 (VR360) training video showcasing an endovascular transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedure...

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...

Less expensive and more realistic 3D models of blood vessels improve...

A relatively inexpensive 3D-printed model of a patient’s blood vessels is as effective as current commercially available models for training medical students in interventional...

Early data show arterial embolization reduces knee pain and disability from...

Geniculate artery embolization could improve quality of life for patients with knee pain due to osteoarthritis, according to new research presented at the Society...

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...

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...

Cook Medical announces major realignment of its business

Cook Medical has announced key changes that simplify its organisational structure to better support customers. These changes realign the current sales, marketing, research and...

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...