CIRSE (Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe) has announced a call for abstract submissions for their forthcoming annual society meeting, which will take place September 9-13, 2006 in Rome, Italy. CIRSE 2006, who last year celebrated their 20th anniversary, will cater for young and old interventionalists, and with approximately 38 special sessions and 45 workshops. Similar to the past two years, the emphasis of the programme planning committee was to provide a quality programme with quality speakers. For novices, there are many basic workshops to choose from as well as two foundation courses. The theme of the first foundation course will be Biliary Intervention and the theme of the second foundation course will be Angioplasty of the SFA.
For the practicing interventionalist, CIRSE 2006 will cover procedures including Vascular Imaging, Uterine Artery Embolisation, Endovenous Ablation, Clinical Practice Development and Tumour Ablation.