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Coming soon: Spotlight on image-guided patient care at SIR 2018

Registration open for Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, March 1722, 2018, in L.A.

FAIRFAX, VA (Oct. 23, 2017)—Online registration is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting takes place March 17–22, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

SIR 2018 brings together more than 5,000 interventional radiology physicians, fellows, trainees and related health care professionals to explore innovations in image-guided treatments and share groundbreaking research that may help solve some of today's toughest medical problems. With more than 100 faculty from dozens of countries, the meeting offers a unique opportunity to learn from and collaborate with colleagues from around the world.

Peer-reviewed scientific abstracts feature prominently throughout the program, with more than 400 oral presentations and more than 350 poster presentations to inform attendees about the science shaping the specialty. Through an array of highly interactive session formats, SIR 2018 encourages attendees to learn in the way that best suits their needs. Choices include 13 clinical pathways, self-assessment modules (SAMs), case-based settings, hands-on workshops and didactic lectures and Q & A. 

Highlights at SIR 2018 include sessions on how medicine’s big-data revolution will change IR and the return of SIR’s dedicated, hands-on stroke course.

Representatives of the media are invited to join interventional radiology professionals as they share research, learn about the latest breakthroughs and trends in interventional radiology, and discuss important issues in the field that have been making news. Press registration is complimentary to credentialed media. For media registration only, contact Elise Castelli, (703) 460-5572, ecastelli@sirweb.org. Media representatives may also register online at http://bit.ly/2dfZFHT.

Media contact information

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

About SIR

The Society of Interventional Radiology is a nonprofit, professional medical society representing more than 7,000 practicing interventional radiology physicians, trainees, students, 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. The Society of Interventional Radiology is holding its Annual Scientific Meeting March 17–22, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Visit sirmeeting.org.