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2023 news releases

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Scientific news

Study finds prostate artery embolization to be effective long-term treatment for enlarged prostateMinimally invasive treatment relieves urinary symptoms for up to six years (March 1, 2023)

Non-surgical treatment significantly reduces knee pain for adults, especially those 50 and older; Treatment improved quality of life for all study participants (March 1, 2023)

Injectable tissue provides significant, long-term relief for chronic back painInterventional radiology treatment reduces pain over, improves function over three years (March 1, 2023)

SIR and SIR Foundation news

Society of Interventional Radiology names Alda L. Tam, MD, FSIR, president for 2023–2024Other key leaders of SIR and SIR Foundation announced (March 8, 2023)

Society of Interventional Radiology inducts 16 FellowsPhysicians recognized for achievements in research, teaching, published works and leadership at SIR 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting (March 7, 2023)

The Society of Interventional Radiology 2023 Gold Medals and Charles T. Dotter Lecture delivered at annual meeting; Leaders of IR recognized during SIR 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting in Phoenix (March 5, 2023)

Leaders in Innovation, young investigator and other key awards presented during SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting; Top supporter of IR research recognized (March 5, 2023)

SIR 2023 in the news


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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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