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2016 news release archive

Get global perspectives on image-guided health care at SIR 2017Registration open for Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting, March 4–9, 2017 

Call for abstracts: Share your image-guided therapy discovery; show how interventional radiology research improves patients’ lives at Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

SIR submits comments to CMS on MACRA proposal

Society of Interventional Radiology backs GME reallocations, says reallocation of federally funded GME to new specialties, new medical programs and rural hospitals will improve access to care; read the press release

Better interventional radiology staffing needed to meet demand; Society of Interventional Radiology recommendations include parity and admitting privileges

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<p>Elise Castelli<br />SIR Senior Manager, Communications and Public Relations<br />Phone: (703) 460-5572&nbsp;<br />Email:&nbsp;<a title="email elise castelli" href="mailto:ecastelli@sirweb.org">ecastelli@sirweb.org</a></p>

Media contact information

Elise Castelli
SIR Senior Manager, Communications and Public Relations
Phone: (703) 460-5572 
Email: ecastelli@sirweb.org

2016 Annual Scientific Meeting archive

Minimally invasive treatment could freeze out phantom limb pain: Interventional radiologists use innovative technique to relieve pain plaguing millions of amputees

Society of Interventional Radiology selects 27 Fellows; Group chosen for achievements in research, scientific literature, teaching and leadership announced at Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver

Scott Trerotola, M.D., FSIR delivers Dotter Lecture at SIR 2016: Stanley Baum Professor of Radiology and professor of Surgery at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine discusses how competition improves Interventional Radiology

Society of Interventional Radiology names Charles E. Ray Jr. president: New Executive Council members announced

Charles E. Ray Jr. assumes Society of Interventional Radiology presidency: Professor and head of the department of radiology at the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago begins term during Annual Scientific Meeting

Treatment eases enlarged prostate symptom of nighttime waking: Nonsurgical artery embolization can lead to a better quality of life

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 Vancouver

Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation bestows annual awards: Interventional radiology pioneer receives Leaders in Innovation Award; young investigator, research and philanthropy awards also presented during SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting

BEAT hunger with safe, nonsurgical weight loss treatment: Potential new intervention emerges as less invasive for morbidly obese individuals

JVIR, SIR Foundation honor studies that improve patient care for those with liver disease and cancer; Awards given during Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver

Nonsurgical fibroid treatment: Research shows improved sexual desire, function Women treated with uterine fibroid embolization also report better overall quality of life

About SIR

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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