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Nov 25, 2014, 10:17 ET
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Y-90 and liver cancer: Applying the best of today's medicine

 Interested in initiating, developing or strengthening a clinical care practice in intra-arterial Y-90 for the treatment of liver cancer?...

Nov 12, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Large-scale study on vein filter use launches

The first large-scale, multispecialty prospective clinical research trial to evaluate the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters and related...

Oct 29, 2014, 13:53 ET

SIR 2015: Interventional radiology shapes tomorrow's medicine

Online registration (http://bit.ly/1vy0DQn) is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) 40th Annual Scientific Meeting. SIR 2015 is...

Aug 27, 2014, 13:59 ET
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LEARN to Treat Peripheral Arterial Disease Patients

About 8 million Americans have peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the legs due to buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries, according to recent...

Aug 05, 2014, 11:25 ET
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Drive the Future of Image-guided Intervention: Submit Research

The Society of Interventional Radiology is accepting scientific abstracts covering all areas of vascular and nonvascular interventional radiology...

May 20, 2014, 11:42 ET
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SIR Foundation Announces First Interventional Radiology Outcomes Research Grant

 The Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation—together with the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute—invites researchers...

Mar 27, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Society of Interventional Radiology Selects 29 Fellows

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) announced the addition of 29 Fellows to the Fairfax, Virginia-based, national organization's roster...

Mar 26, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Society of Interventional Radiology Names James B. Spies as President

James B. Spies, M.D., MPH, FSIR, chair of the radiology department at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and professor of radiology at...

Mar 24, 2014, 15:00 ET
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SIR Foundation, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Present Awards

The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology—the Society of Interventional Radiology's peer-reviewed scientific...

Mar 24, 2014, 12:00 ET
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New Implant Shows Promise for Painful Osteoporotic Spine Fractures

Individuals suffering from spinal fractures—caused by osteoporosis or weakened bones—now have another option to reduce pain, restore...

Mar 24, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Keep Calm and Don Your Video Glasses

Music may soothe the soul, but it takes video to calm a patient undergoing medical treatment, notes a study in which individuals watched television...

Mar 24, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Y-90 Provides New, Safe Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer

A minimally invasive treatment that delivers cancer-killing radiation directly to tumors shows promise in treating breast cancer that has spread to...

Mar 24, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Prostate Treatment Lasts, Preserves Fertility

Shrinking the prostate without surgery can provide long-term relief to men with this common condition that causes annoying symptoms, such as...

Mar 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Interventional Radiologists Receive Honors From SIR Foundation

Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and editor-in-chief of the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR's) flagship...

Mar 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Society of Interventional Radiology Presents Highest Honors

The Society of Interventional Radiology will present its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Michael D. Dake, M.D., FSIR; Matthew A. Mauro,...

Mar 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Society of Interventional Radiology Names James Benenati as Dotter Lecturer

Society of Interventional Radiology Past President James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR, a practicing interventional radiologist, clinical researcher and...

Mar 05, 2014, 09:24 ET
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With Flip of Wrist, Interventional Radiologists Treat Uterine Fibroids

 Interventional radiologists have devised a new way to access a woman's fibroids—by flipping her wrist and treating via an arm not groin...

Mar 04, 2014, 11:28 ET
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Society of Interventional Radiology: Understand Long-term Risks of DVT

 Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that...

Dec 17, 2013, 10:05 ET
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Interventional Radiologists Gain Cancer-fighting Skills With New Y-90 Course

Society of Interventional Radiology Offers Y-90: The Complete Course Feb. 6–9, 2014; Register Now to Build, Enhance Interventional Oncology...

Dec 11, 2013, 09:29 ET
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SIR 2014: Preparing Interventional Radiology for New Era in Health Care

Encouraging "Convergence," Society of Interventional Radiology Presents Specialty's Most Comprehensive Meeting; Early-bird Registration Ends Jan....