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Jul 06, 2020, 10:51 ET Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Impact Factor passes key milestone of 3

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...


Jun 15, 2020, 09:00 ET House-call model tapping interventional radiology improves outcomes and access to care

Interventional radiologists participating in a collaborative house call model in rural Indiana helped reduce emergency department use by 77 percent...


Jun 15, 2020, 09:00 ET Novel treatment for mesothelioma shows promise for patients

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


Jun 15, 2020, 09:00 ET Minimally-invasive treatment for "frozen shoulder" improves patients' pain and function

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


Jun 15, 2020, 09:00 ET Study demonstrates feasibility of hologram technology in liver tumor ablation

Data from one of the first clinical uses of augmented reality guidance with electromagnetically tracked tools shows that the technology can help...


Apr 03, 2019, 09:00 ET Virtual reality enables real-time, internal view of patient anatomy during treatment

Immersive virtual reality (VR) may enable interventional radiologists to improve treatments using real-time 3D images from inside a patient's blood...


Apr 02, 2019, 09:00 ET Minimally invasive uterine fibroid treatment safer and as effective as surgical treatment

Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) effectively treats uterine fibroids with fewer post-procedure complications compared to myomectomy, according to...


Apr 02, 2019, 09:00 ET Innovative model improves access to life-saving stroke care while maintaining quality of care

Training interventional radiologists to perform endovascular thrombectomies results in positive outcomes for patients experiencing stroke, according...


Apr 01, 2019, 09:00 ET New interventional radiology treatment for "tennis elbow" reduces pain and inflammation without surgery

Tennis elbow, the painful chronic condition that affects up to 3 percent of the U.S. adult population, can be effectively treated through...


Apr 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Smart speaker technology harnessed for hospital medical treatments

Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms, according...


Mar 26, 2019, 11:30 ET Society of Interventional Radiology names Laura Findeiss, M.D., FSIR, president for 2019-2020

Laura Findeiss, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and chief of service for the department of radiology at Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory...


Mar 26, 2019, 11:30 ET JVIR, SIR Foundation spotlight treatments for end-stage renal disease and diabetes

The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR)—the Society of Interventional Radiology's peer-reviewed scientific journal—presented the...


Mar 25, 2019, 17:00 ET Society of Interventional Radiology inducts 41 Fellows

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) inducted 41 new Fellows during its Annual Scientific Meeting, March 23–28 in Austin, Texas. This honor, ...


Mar 25, 2019, 11:30 ET Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation bestows annual awards

The Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation presented the Leaders in Innovation Award posthumously to William Cook, FSIR, on March 25, during...


Mar 24, 2019, 18:00 ET Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation bestows annual philanthropy award

The Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation presented this year's Frederick S. Keller, M.D., Philanthropy Award to John Abele, FSIR at the...


Mar 24, 2019, 11:30 ET Society of Interventional Radiology 2019 Gold Medalists exemplify outstanding achievement in interventional radiology

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR; Daniel Picus, M.D.,...


Mar 24, 2019, 11:30 ET Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR encourages IR unity during Dotter Lecture at SIR 2019

Interventional radiologists must work as a group to make the practice of medicine more patient-centric and efficient, said Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D.,...


Mar 24, 2019, 11:30 ET Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR, debuts the GEMS Program at SIR 2019

Former Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) President Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR, introduced a new program to support diversity in...


Oct 29, 2018, 09:00 ET 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...


Oct 09, 2018, 08:20 ET SIR 2019 serves up scientific breakthroughs in minimally invasive medicine to improve patient care

Online registration is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting takes place March 23–28,...


Aug 06, 2018, 12:00 ET Make your science sing at SIR 2019 in Austin, Texas!

The Society of Interventional Radiology invites practicing physicians, early career professionals, research scientists, clinical associates, trainees ...


Jul 25, 2018, 09:00 ET SIR receives ASAE 2018 Power of A Award for "IAmIR" diversity and inclusion campaign

The Society of Interventional Radiology has been honored with a 2018 ASAE Power of A Silver Award for its "IAmIR" diversity and inclusion campaign....


Mar 20, 2018, 03:00 ET Society of Interventional Radiology names M. Victoria Marx, M.D., FSIR, president for 2018-2019

M. Victoria Marx, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist at Keck Medicine of USC, and professor of clinical radiology and diagnostic radiology...


Mar 20, 2018, 03:00 ET JVIR, SIR Foundation spotlight studies investigating tumor treatments

The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR)—the Society of Interventional Radiology's peer-reviewed scientific journal—presented the...


Mar 19, 2018, 05:00 ET Society of Interventional Radiology selects 34 Fellows

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) inducted 34 new Fellows during its Annual Scientific Meeting, March 17–22 in Los Angeles. This honor,...