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2022 news releases

SIR Foundation awards $1.5 million in special research grantsFour projects receive funding for high-impact interventional radiology research to further knowledge of existing IR therapies or lead to breakthrough IR therapies that improve patient outcomes (Dec. 5, 2022)

SIR position statement: Endovascular management deemed an acceptable treatment option for certain iliofemoral DVT patients; Newly published Society of Interventional Radiology position statement relies on randomized trial data to outline appropriate use of endovascular therapies for iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (Nov. 11, 2022)

New report highlights need for recruitment, retention of interventional radiologists to small and rural practices (Oct. 10, 2022)

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Impact Factor increases 6%Society of Interventional Radiology’s flagship publication Impact Factor hits 3.682, according to Journal Citation Reports (July 27, 2022)

The Society of Interventional Radiology issues statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization; Court ruling poses a serious threat to the physician-patient relationship and physicians’ ability to deliver safe and effective care (June 27, 2022)

Interventional radiologists match neurointerventional specialists in stroke treatment outcomesNew study shows that training, not specialty, determines outcomes for patients treated with endovascular thrombectomy (May 31, 2022)

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2022 Annual Scientific Meeting news releases

Scientific news

Minimally invasive treatment could allow more women to conceive without fertility treatmentsSimple diagnostic procedure and treatment can provide clarity on infertility and hope for conception (June 8, 2022)

Early study suggests a new, injectable gel may greatly reduce chronic low back painImaging-guided procedure could potentially offer a new treatment for degenerative disc disease (June 8, 2022)

New study cites a possible breakthrough treatment in pain managementPrecise cold exposures can regenerate damaged nerves, offering hope following traumatic injury (June 8, 2022)


SIR and SIR Foundation news

SIR Foundation launches new network to foster IR research (June 11, 2022)

The Society of Interventional Radiology 2022 Gold Medals and Charles T. Dotter Lecture delivered at annual meeting (June 12, 2022)

Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation honors innovation with annual awardsLeaders in Innovation, young investigator and other key awards presented during SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting; Top supporter of IR research recognized (June 13, 2022)

Society of Interventional Radiology inducts 22 FellowsPhysicians recognized for achievements in research, teaching, published works and leadership at SIR 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting (June 14, 2022)

Society of Interventional Radiology names Parag J. Patel, MD, MS, FSIR, president for 2022–2023; New SIR Executive Council and SIR Foundation Board of Directors members announced (June 14, 2022)

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The Society of Interventional Radiology is a nonprofit, professional medical society representing more than 8,000 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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