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In memoriam: William J. Casarella, MD, FSIR

SIR remembers the life of founding fellow and former president, William J. Casarella, MD, FSIR, who has passed away at the age of 86. Read more about how he helped establish SIR and advance the specialty throughout his career.

SIR invites you to share your memories of Dr. Casarella on SIR Connect.


Call for topics: “Improving Outcomes, Safety and Efficiency in IR” forum at SIR 2024

Do you want to get involved with quality improvement (QI) at your organization? Are you trying to start or working on a QI project? What barriers are you encountering?

We ask SIR members to submit QI experiences, ideas, questions, success stories, challenges and case studies for discussion at the SIR Quality and Performance Improvement Division’s SIR 2024 forum in Salt Lake City—“Improving Outcomes, Safety and Efficiency in IR.” Review QI case studies from various SIR members and learn how they can be applicable to your program. The forum will be held Monday, March 25 at 9:50 a.m. MT in the Corporate Theatre at the Expo.

Please submit your QI topics by Feb. 29

Events and features

February 2024 Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology


In the February issue of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR), Editor-Fin-chief Daniel Y. Sze, MD, PhD, FSIR, offers readers a new special section on interventional oncology and immuno-oncology (IO/IO) as well as the latest research on Y-90 treatment, cryoablation of tumors in thoracoabdominal soft tissues, and more cutting-edge research and practical reviews.

JVIR Table of Contents

SIR’s 2024 Interventional Radiology Coding Book Update

Available in the IR Business Center! Snag a copy of SIR’s comprehensive guide to coding for interventional radiology and endovascular procedures. The 2024 IR Coding Book Update includes answers to frequently asked questions and downloadable PDF charge sheets.

The guide is updated annually by SIR and ACR coding experts to ensure that you always have the latest information to help you maximize your practice’s profitability.

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