Tag: SIR 2021

SIR 2021 Abstract of the Year: OPuS One data “should move...

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies  Jason Levy (Atlanta, USA) and Elizabeth David (Toronto, Canada) talk to Interventional...
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Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories for March 2021

Many of our top 10 stories of March 2021 highlight new data and ideas presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Society of...
research

Younger IRs must infuse new blood into research ecosystem

Daniel Sze (Palo Alto, USA) recently took the reins of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR) as editor-in-chief. He plans to extend specific...
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IRs must “demonstrate the positive impact they have on generating revenue”,...

During the annual scientific meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR; 20–26 March, online), Matthew Hawkins and Raymond Liu jointly hosted a session...
embosphere

GAE with Embosphere microspheres comparable long-term results to imipenem cilastatin in...

Trisacryl gelatin microspheres 100–300μm in size can be considered for genicular artery embolization (GAE), a new study presented at the 2021 meeting of the...
OsteoCool

Swift, significant, sustained pain relief with the OsteoCool RF ablation system

This educational supplement is sponsored by Medtronic. In this supplement: Spotlight on the OsteoCool RF ablation system Watching a “small Canadian invention” transform cancer care:...

Ten teachings from the 2021 SIR InspIRed Lecture

President of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Geraldine McGinty, also a radiologist and the chief strategy officer, as well as the chief contracting...
Dotter

Abandoning “cowboy culture” in service of data: The 2021 Dotter Lecture

It is time for interventional radiologists to leave behind the “cowboy culture” that was the foundation of the discipline’s early, exploratory days, and to...
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Society of Interventional Radiology names Matthew S Johnson president for 2021–2022

Matthew S Johnson, an interventional radiologist and Gary J Becker professor of Radiology Research at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, USA, assumed...
OsteoCool

RFA with OsteoCool leads to “rapid and sustained” pain relief in...

Treating patients with metastatic bone disease by radiofrequency ablation (RFA) using the OsteoCool system (Medtronic) results in rapid and statistically significant improvement in pain...
GAE

GAE “highly effective and durable”, offering long-term pain relief for osteoarthritis...

Genicular artery embolization (GAE) is “highly effective and durable” in reducing symptoms due to moderate-to-severe knee osteoarthritis that is refractory to other conservative therapy...
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IR community calls for postpartum haemorrhage response team due to “underutilisation”...

  Despite lower mortality and shorter hospital stays, uterine artery embolization (UAE) is used far less commonly than hysterectomy in the management of clinically significant...

Catalysed by COVID-19, societies say hybrid conferences are here to stay

“2020 has changed so much. But the need for IO education remains the same.” Cued to music and set against a backdrop of footage...