Interventional Radiology in the News

2014

  • A Recipe for Anxiety Reduction: TV Goggles (The Connectivist, March 27)

2013

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SIR 38th Annual Scientific Meeting Coverage

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2012

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February

  • Northern Virginia Magazine Lists Numerous SIR Members/Vascular and Interventional Radiologists Among Area's Top Doctors (Feb. 1, 2012)

January

  • SIR Members Named to "Chicago's Top Doctors": Albert A. Nemcek Jr., M.D., FSIR; Riad Salem, M.D., MBA, FSIR; Robert Vogelzang, M.D., FSIR (Chicago Magazine, January 2012)

2011

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August

  • Informational Videos on PAD, Venous Disease and CT Scanning Feature SIR Member Scott D. Klioze, M.D. (Daytona State College Public Broadcasting, WDSC-TV, Aug. 16, 2011)

July

  • Newly Inducted Fellow Passionate About Job (Health-Care Quarterly/Atlanta Business Chronicle, July 15, 2011)
  • IVC Filter Use: What's Next?; SIR Member Matthew Johnson, M.D., FSIR, Discusses Current Issues Surrounding IVC Filter Use and Retrieval (Endovascular Today, July 2011)

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2010

December

  • M.S. Surgery Controversy: SIR Member Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR, Says If Interventional Radiology Procedure Is Successful, Patients Typically See Some Levels of Immediate Improvement in M.S. Symptoms (WSOCTV.com, Dec. 20, 2010)
  • Newer Approach for Varicose Veins; SIR Member Suresh Vedantham, M.D., FSIR, Indicates That 70-80 Percent of Patients who Seek Varicose Vein Treatment Have "Life-impairing, Significant Symptoms" (Wall Street Journal Health Blog, Dec. 20, 2010)

November

October

  • M.S. Treatment Put to Test in Albany: Article Contains Information About Double-blind, Controlled Study to Be Undertaken by SIR Member Gary P. Siskin, M.D., FSIR (Albany Times Union, Oct. 25, 2010)
  • Some Doctors Question New Cancer Treatment: NanoKnife Used in Select Hospitals Shows Promising Results, but Hasn't Received 'Gold Standard' Test, Maker Says; SIR Members Riad Salem, M.D., MBA, FSIR; Timothy W.I. Clark, M.D., FSIR; and Gary M. Onik, M.D., Discuss Device (Wall Street Journal, Oct. 5, 2010)

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June

  • From M.S. Patients, Outcry for Unproved Treatment: SIR Members Daniel W. Simon, M.D.; Salvatore J.A. Sclafani, M.D., FSIR; and Michael D. Dake, M.D., Quoted in Article About Treatment that Differs From Conventional Approach for Disease (New York Times, June 28, 2010)
  • Shot in Arm to Cancer Patients: From SIR Member Curtis Brasseur, DO, and the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, New Procedure for Inserting a Port Into Chemotherapy Patients' Shoulders, Not Chests (Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, Mass., June 28, 2010)
  • "Innovative Revolutionaries": Interventional Radiology Is Changing the Landscape of Health Care; Findings From the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (Imaging Economics, June 2010)
  • Building the Practice: Interventional Oncology Is Fastest-growing Area of Interventional Radiology; Society Members SIR President James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR; William S. Rilling, M.D., FSIR; Stephen B. Solomon, M.D., FSIR; and Michael C. Soulen, M.D., FSIR, Featured in Article (Imaging Economics, June 2010)

May

  • Using Cement to Fix Fractures; SIR Member Giovanni C. Anselmetti, M.D., Discusses Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Patients (News4Jax.com, Jacksonville, Fla., May 14, 2010)

April

  • Cryoablation Useful for Renal Tumors: SIR Member Bhavika R. Dave, M.D., Discusses MR-guided Treatment Performed Without Radiation, Resulting in Less Damage to Surrounding Normal Structures (Renal & Urology News, April 29, 2010)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis: New Clot-busting Device; SIR Member Aaron Shiloh, M.D., Describes DVT as a Body's Traffic Jam (6ABC, Philadelphia, April 4, 2010)

March

  • Treating Liver Cancer: Zapping It Away (WABC, New York); SIR Member Govindarajan Narayanan, M.D., Discusses Irreversible Electroporation (March 26, 2010)

Times Square: The Cutting Edge of Medicine, Without the Cutting

February

  • IR and Income Division: Tips for Building an Equitable Compensation Plan in a Diverse Subspecialized Practice (Radiology Today, February 2010)

January

  • Blood Clot Treatment Study: ATTRACT in the News; SIR Member Suresh Vedantham, M.D., FSIR, Discusses Deep Vein Thrombosis (WTVQ, ABC36, Lexington, Ky., Jan. 21, 2010)

2009

December

  • Intervening Specialists: With Increasingly Sophisticated Tools Threaded Through Catheters, Interventional Radiologists Are Bringing New Treatments to Some of the Body's Hardest-to-reach Sites; SIR Members Sanjay Misra, M.D., Jafar Golzarian, M.D., and Andrew Hartigan, M.D., Discuss the Profession's Growth, Focus on Patients (Minnesota Medicine, December 2009)
  • Direct Injection: Catheter-directed Thrombolysis Saves Lives; SIR Member William Kuo, M.D., Discusses Treatment for Dangerous Pulmonary Embolism (RT Image, Dec. 7, 2009)

November

October

  • Options for Dealing With Uterine Fibroids Study by SIR Members Scott C. Goodwin, M.D., FSIR, and James B. Spies, M.D., FSIR, Mentioned in New York Times Article (Oct. 13, 2009)
    "Today there are several treatment options . . . Unfortunately, many gynecologists are unfamiliar with the newer treatments and may not inform patients about what, other than surgery, might bring them relief. It pays to explore all the current treatments . . . before deciding what might be best for you." (New York Times)
  • Tiny Glass Beads Help Kill Cancer: Lung Cancer Success Story With Radioembolization, Interventional Radiologist Riad Salem, M.D., MBA, FSIR, (KABC-TV, ABC, Los Angeles)

August

July

  • SIR Member Timothy C. Goertzen, M.D., Interviewed in StarTribune.com Article: Zapping Varicose Veins: As Varicose Veins Become More Common, Newer, Less Invasive Treatments Aim to Get People Back on Their Feet Within a Few Days (July 28, 2009)

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March

  • Prostate Cancer: ABC Affiliate Carries SIR Annual Scientific Meeting News (KGUN, Tucson, Ariz.)
  • Kidney Cancer: ABC Affiliate Posts SIR Annual Scientific Meeting Video (KGUN, Tucson, Ariz.)

2008

  • Discovery Channel Continues To Air the Three-part "911: The Bronx," Which Features SIR Member; Check Days, Times at Discovery
  • Pulmonary Embolism Claims More Lives Than Higher Profile Diseases; Research Here Could Lower Toll (St. Louis Beacon)
  • Treating Ovarian Cancer Without Using Surgery; SIR Member Featured in Report (WNDU, South Bend, Ind.)
  • No Simple Survivor's Tale: Interventional Radiology in Trauma Setting (News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohio)
  • Procedure Offers Hope for Patients With Blood Clots (KETV, Omaha, Neb.)
  • RFA Proves Effective in Treating Malignant Lung Tumors, According to RAPTURE Study (Medical News Today)
  • Discovery Channel Aired in May the Three-part "911: The Bronx," Which Featured Interventional Radiologist and SIR member David C. Sperling. More Information Can Be Found at Discovery.
  • KOIN-TV Relays Insurance Fight for Interventional Radiology Treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome; Features SIR Member.
  • SIR Member Explains Interventional Radiology, Variety of Procedures on Videojug.com's Health Section.

2007

  • PARADE Magazine Names Uterine Fibroid Embolization One of the Top Health Breakthroughs of 2007.
  • Interventional radiologist discusses lung RFA on Ted Koppel's "Living With Cancer" Special
  • Today Show story features stroke treatment. Click here to view.

2005

  • Newsweek Calls Interventional Radiology "The Frontier" in "Your Health in the 21st Century" Issue

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