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#SIR2019: Laura Findeiss named new president

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  New Executive Council members announced AUSTIN, TEXAS — Laura Findeiss , M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and chief of service for the department of radiology at Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, assumed the office of president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR)... Read more

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#SIR2019: VR powers IR's with real-time 3D view inside the patient

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Innovative technology improves efficiency of interventional radiology treatments increasing portability and patient access to IR AUSTIN, TEXAS — Immersive virtual reality (VR) may enable interventional radiologists to improve treatments using real-time 3D images from inside a patient’s blood vessels. New research presented... Read more

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#SIR2019: Innovative training helps IR's save stroke patient lives

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Interventional radiologists may be key to expanding access to timely thrombectomies AUSTIN, TEXAS —Training interventional radiologists to perform endovascular  thrombectomies results in positive outcomes for patients experiencing stroke, according to a study presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology... Read more

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#SIR2019: UFE safer than surgery for women

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Research shows uterine fibroid embolisation is a durable treatment that results in fewer complications AUSTIN, TEXAS — Uterine fibroid embolisation ( UFE ) effectively treats uterine fibroids with fewer post-procedure complications compared to myomectomy , according to new research presented today at the Society... Read more

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#SIR2019: GEMS Program debut

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  New initiative aims to foster diversity in interventional radiology AUSTIN, TEXAS —Former Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) President Alan H. Matsumoto , M.D., FSIR, introduced a new program to support diversity in interventional radiology by providing a travel grant for medical students from diverse backgrounds... Read more

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#SIR2019: Interventional radiologists united can lead patient-centric medicine

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Professor and chair of the department of radiology and medical imaging at the University of Virginia, discusses patients and patience: why interventional radiology needs both AUSTIN, TEXAS —Interventional radiologists must work as a group to make the practice of medicine more patient-centric and efficient, said Alan... Read more

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#SIR2019: Gold Medalists for outstanding achievement in interventional radiology

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX: This year's Gold Medalists AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honour, the SIR Gold Medal, to Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR; Daniel Picus, M.D., FSIR; and James B. Spies, M.D., M.P.H., FSIR, during its Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, Texas. These awards acknowledge distinguished... Read more

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2019 23 Mar

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