Guidelines and statements

Documents in progress

All documents undergo peer review, leadership approval and publication in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR).


The annual open call for guidelines and statements topics is available every year from November 1 - December 1.


Document topic

Estimated release date

Clinical practice guidelines

Uterine fibroid embolization

Spring 2021

Vertebral augmentation for pathologic spine fractures

Summer 2021

Quality improvement


Percutaneous transcatheter embolization

Winter 2020

Percutaneous ablation of lung tumors

Spring 2021

Radial artery access

Winter 2020

Position statements


Percutaneous ablation of lung tumors

Spring 2021

Treatment of acute iliofemoral DVT with catheter-directed intrathrombus thrombolysis 

Spring 2021

Pediatric trauma interventions

Spring 2021

Expert consensus


Pediatric appendix to SIR Consensus Guidelines for the Periprocedural Management of Thrombotic and Bleeding Risk in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Image-Guided Interventions

Spring 2021

Recently published


SIR Quality Improvement Standards for Percutaneous Nephrostomy in the Pediatric Population

January 2021

SIR Quality Improvement Standards for Percutaneous Cholecystostomy and Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Interventions

October 2020

SIR Quality Improvement Standards of Percutaneous Needle Biopsy in Adult and Pediatric Patients

October 2020

Society of Interventional Radiology Clinical Practice Guideline for Inferior Vena Cava Filters in the Treatment of Patients with Venous Thromboembolic Disease. Developed in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, American Heart Association, Society for Vascular Surgery, and Society for Vascular Medicine.

September 2020

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