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2017 Annual Scientific Meeting archive

Abstract of the year: Nonsurgical treatment for enlarged prostate remains effective for Years; Prostate artery embolization relieves urinary symptoms of BPH without causing major side effects

Future is now: Artificial intelligence virtual consultant helps deliver better patient care; “Deep learning” artificial intelligence provides accurate, timely interventional radiology advice to health care providers

Society of Interventional Radiology names Suresh Vedantham, M.D., FSIR president: New Executive Council and SIR Foundation Board of Directors members announced

JVIR, SIR Foundation spotlight studies advancing vascular treatment: Awards given during Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington

Society of Interventional Radiology selects 32 Fellows: Physicians recognized for achievements in research, scientific literature, teaching and leadership at SIR 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

Pivotal study of minimally invasive therapy improves the care of patients with deep vein thrombosis; NIH-sponsored ATTRACT Trial finds opportunities to reduce disability and enhance patient safety

Minimally invasive, less expensive treatment for uterine fibroids underutilized; National study suggests many women are not aware of benefits of uterine fibroid embolization

Michael D. Darcy, M.D., FSIR, delivers Dotter Lecture at SIR 2017: Professor and chief of vascular and interventional radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis discusses IR training and excellence

Innovative treatment offers relief to children with frequent migraine headaches; Interventional radiology method is safe and effective within minutes, with no complications

Society of Interventional Radiology bestows highest honors: Trailblazers recognized for innovation, collaboration and improved patient care with SIR Gold Medals during Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington

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Elise Castelli
SIR Senior Manager, Communications and Public Relations
Phone: (703) 460-5572 

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The Society of Interventional Radiology is a nonprofit, professional medical society representing more than 6,500 practicing interventional radiology physicians, scientists and clinical associates, dedicated to improving patient care through the limitless potential of image-guided therapies. SIR’s members work in a variety of settings and at different professional levels—from medical students and residents to university faculty and private practice physicians.

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