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2019 news releases

Percolate new scientific thinking in SeattleRegistration open for Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, March 28–April 2, 2020 (Oct. 21, 2019)

Be an IR wiz in the Emerald City—Seattle! Submit your breakthrough in minimally invasive medicine to the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting by Sept. 26, 2019. (July 30, 2019)

Society of Interventional Radiology launches advertising campaign to raise awareness of minimally invasive treatment optionsCampaign aims to build relationships with referrers, educate patients (Sept. 30, 2019)

Society of Interventional Radiology publishes updated stroke training guidelines;
New guidelines will ensure well-trained interventional radiologists are available to meet needs of patients (Sept. 4, 2019)

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology impact reaches new highSociety of Interventional Radiology’s flagship publication ranks highest among interventional radiology journals, according to Journal Citation Reports (July 9, 2019) 

SIR publishes multisociety position statement on prostatic artery embolization; PAE offers minimally invasive option for men with enlarged prostates (May 1, 2019)

Top interventional radiology journal devotes March issue to cancer researchLatest Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology features 40 articles focused on interventional oncology (March 1, 2019)

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Media contact information

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

2019 Annual Scientific Meeting news releases

Virtual reality enables real-time, internal view of patient anatomy during treatmentInnovative technology improves efficiency of interventional radiology treatments increasing portability and patient access to IR (March 26, 2019)

Society of Interventional Radiology names Laura Findeiss, M.D., FSIR, president for 2019–2020New Executive Council members announced (March 26, 2019)

JVIR, SIR Foundation spotlight treatments for end-stage renal disease and diabetesAwards to study investigators given during Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, Texas (March 26, 2019)

Society of Interventional Radiology inducts new FellowsPhysicians recognized for achievements in research, teaching, published works and leadership at SIR 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting (March 25, 2019)

Innovative model improves access to life-saving stroke care while maintaining quality of careInterventional radiologists may be key to expanding access to timely thrombectomies (March 25, 2019)

Minimally invasive uterine fibroid treatment safer and as effective as surgical treatmentResearch shows uterine fibroid embolization is a durable treatment that results in fewer complications (March 25, 2019)

Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation bestows annual awards;
Trailblazer in minimally invasive medicine receives Leaders in Innovation Award; young investigator and research awards presented during SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting (March 25, 2019)

Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation bestows annual philanthropy award;
SIR Foundation honors one of the original interventional radiology pioneers at its annual Gala on March 24 at the Four Seasons Austin in Austin, Texas (March 24, 2019)

Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR, debuts the GEMS Program at SIR 2019New initiative aims to foster diversity in interventional radiology (March 24, 2019)

Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR encourages IR unity during Dotter Lecture at SIR 2019; Professor and chair of the department of radiology and medical imaging at the University of Virginia, discusses patients and patience: why interventional radiology needs both (March 24, 2019)

Society of Interventional Radiology 2019 Gold Medalists exemplify outstanding achievement in interventional radiology  (March 24, 2019)

New interventional radiology treatment for “tennis elbow” reduces pain and inflammation without surgeryResearch finds debilitating condition can be alleviated through out-patient treatment (March 24, 2019)

Smart speaker technology harnessed for hospital medical treatmentsResearch demonstrates value of Amazon Echo and Google Home during medical procedures (March 24, 2019)

SIR 2019 serves up scientific breakthroughs in minimally invasive medicine to improve patient careRegistration open for Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, March 23–28, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (Oct. 9, 2018)

Make your science sing at SIR 2019 in Austin, Texas! Submit your breakthrough in minimally invasive medicine to the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2019Annual Scientific Meeting by Sept. 27, 2018. (Aug. 6, 2018)  

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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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