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Mar 19, 2018, 03:00 ET Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation to bestow annual awards honoring innovation and research

Thomas McNamara, M.D., FSIR, received the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Leaders in Innovation Award on March 19, during the Society...


Mar 18, 2018, 06:00 ET Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation to bestow annual philanthropy award

The Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation presented this year's Frederick S. Keller, M.D., Philanthropy Award posthumously to Constantin...


Mar 18, 2018, 03:00 ET Timothy P. Murphy, M.D., FSIR delivers Dotter Lecture at SIR 2018

Harnessing the innovative spirit that launched interventional radiology is key to ensuring the specialty's continued evolution and expansion, said...


Mar 18, 2018, 01:30 ET Society of Interventional Radiology bestows highest honors

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Karim Valji, M.D., FSIR; John A. Kaufman, M.D., M.S....


Mar 17, 2018, 06:00 ET First virtual reality interventional radiology training video unveiled at SIR 2018

The Society of Interventional Radiology debuted the first-ever virtual reality 360 (VR360) training video showcasing interventional radiology in...


Oct 23, 2017, 11:14 ET Coming soon: Spotlight on image-guided patient care at SIR 2018

Online registration is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting takes place March 17–22,...


Aug 31, 2017, 17:05 ET Women largely unaware of minimally invasive treatment for uterine fibroids

U.S. women are largely unaware of uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a minimally invasive treatment for uterine fibroids that is less painful,...


Jul 25, 2017, 10:00 ET Call for abstracts: Be the picture of image-guided discovery

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


Mar 13, 2017, 09:12 ET Innovative Treatment Offers Relief to Children with Frequent Migraine Headaches

A minimally invasive treatment for migraine headaches used for adults is also proving to be a safe and effective treatment for children and...


Mar 10, 2017, 08:12 ET Future Is Now: Artificial Intelligence Virtual Consultant Helps Deliver Better Patient Care

Interventional radiologists at UCLA are using technology found in self-driving cars to power a machine learning application that helps guide...


Mar 09, 2017, 13:51 ET Nonsurgical Treatment for Enlarged Prostate Remains Effective for Years

A minimally invasive treatment that reduces urinary tract symptoms for men with enlarged prostates maintains its effectiveness for at least three...


Mar 08, 2017, 16:13 ET Michael D. Darcy, M.D., FSIR delivers Dotter Lecture at SIR 2017

Changes in health care payment models that emphasize quality and results provide new opportunities for interventional radiologists, said Michael D....


Mar 08, 2017, 15:54 ET Society of Interventional Radiology names Suresh Vedantham, M.D., FSIR president

Suresh Vedantham, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist, and professor of radiology and surgery at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology,...


Mar 08, 2017, 15:27 ET Society of Interventional Radiology selects 32 Fellows

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) inducted a record-breaking 32 new Fellows during its Annual Scientific Meeting, March 4–9 in Washington....


Mar 08, 2017, 15:11 ET Society of Interventional Radiology bestows highest honors

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Katharine L. Krol, M.D., FSIR; Jeanne M. LaBerge, M....


Mar 08, 2017, 14:49 ET JVIR, SIR Foundation spotlight studies advancing vascular treatment

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


Mar 08, 2017, 13:45 ET Minimally Invasive, Less Expensive Treatment for Uterine Fibroids Underutilized

A nationwide study shows that uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is vastly underutilized, compared to hysterectomies, despite data showing that UFEs...


Feb 08, 2017, 08:05 ET Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation to bestow annual awards

Riad Salem, M.D., MBA, FSIR, will receive the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Leaders in Innovation Award on March 7, during the...


Apr 12, 2016, 12:17 ET Treatment eases enlarged prostate symptom of nighttime waking

An innovative interventional radiology treatment for men with enlarged prostates decreases the number of times they wake to urinate in the night,...


Apr 12, 2016, 12:15 ET Nonsurgical fibroid treatment: Research shows improved sexual desire, function

New research shows that women with uterine fibroids, who underwent nonsurgical, image-guided uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), experienced improved ...


Apr 12, 2016, 12:14 ET Minimally invasive treatment could freeze out phantom limb pain

A pioneering technique significantly reduces phantom limb pain—chronic pain emanating from the site of amputated limbs—according to findings...


Apr 12, 2016, 12:06 ET BEAT hunger with safe, nonsurgical weight loss treatment

A safe, new, minimally invasive treatment, developed by interventional radiologists, led to sustained weight loss in severely obese people, according ...


Jan 20, 2016, 10:03 ET SIR 2016: Improving patient care through innovation, research and technology

Registration is now open for the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR's) Annual Scientific Meeting, the world's most comprehensive...


Oct 01, 2015, 11:58 ET SIR 2016: Innovation, research and technology merge to improve patient care

Online registration (http://bit.ly/1Li27JS) is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting....


Aug 20, 2015, 11:06 ET Image-guided therapies: Share your discovery with the world

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