Tag: SIR 2020

transarterial

Transarterial chemoperfusion is safe and feasible in advanced mesothelioma

A novel treatment for advanced mesothelioma is safe and effective and may improve the quality of life for patients who have few treatment...
covera

Vascular access: Covera stent superior to plain balloon angioplasty in stenotic...

A covered stent provides significantly better target lesion primary patency than percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of stenotic lesions in the venous outflow of upper...
shoulder

Arterial embolization of the shoulder improves adhesive capsulitis patients’ pain and...

A new, nonsurgical treatment decreases errant blood flow in the shoulder to quickly reduce pain and improve function in patients with adhesive capsulitis, also...
house call

House-call model tapping interventional radiology improves outcomes and access to care

Interventional radiologists participating in a collaborative house call model in rural Indiana, USA, helped reduce emergency department use by 77% and hospital re-admissions by...
hologram

Study demonstrates feasibility of hologram technology in liver tumour ablation

Data from one of the first clinical uses of augmented reality guidance with electromagnetically tracked tools shows that the technology may help doctors quickly,...
president

Michael Dake takes over as new president of SIR

Michael Dake (University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, USA) has become the new president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). He officially assumed his...
diversity

Coronavirus causes SIR to cancel meeting and prompts postponement of ECR

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has cancelled its upcoming conference due to the coronavirus outbreak. The conference was to be held in Seattle,...
SIR

“Let’s connect in Seattle!” Be heard. Be seen. Get published!

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) invites practising physicians, early career professionals, research scientists, clinical associates, trainees and medical students to submit original research...