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SIR advocates for a reallocation of Capitol funding to increase interventional...

At the third Capitol briefing from the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Susan Sedory, executive director for SIR, along with a panel of experienced...

Leading interventional radiology societies call for expanded stroke training

In a joint, global position statement, the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) and the Interventional Radiology...

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...

Society of Interventional Radiology names M Victoria Marx president for 2018–19

M Victoria Marx, an interventional radiologist at Keck Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, USA, has been appointed president of the Society of Interventional Radiology...

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...

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...

Women largely unaware of uterine fibroid embolization

American women are largely unaware of uterine fibroid embolization according to results from a new nationwide poll released by the Society of Interventional Radiology...

SIR issues position statement encouraging paid parental leave

The Society of Interventional Radiology and its Women in Interventional Radiology section have issued a position statement to support interventional radiologists who choose to...

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...

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...

Medical Groups unite in support of science in the USA

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), the American Society of Hematology and 23 other medical societies have released a statement in support of the...

1,000-patient study indicates prostate artery embolization remains effective for years

Prostate artery embolization maintains its effectiveness for at least three years after patients undergo the therapy, according to research presented at the Society of...

ATTRACT fails to meet primary endpoint, but experts agree results are...

Data from the randomised controlled ATTRACT trial revealed that the addition of catheter-based intervention to standard-of-care anticoagulation failed to significantly decrease the occurrence of...

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...

Tom Daschle to address future of healthcare at special SIR 2017...

Former US Senate majority leader Tom Daschle will headline a special 9 March symposium "IR Economics, Quality and Value: Are You Ready For MACRA?"...