Standards documents in progress

Documents currently in development

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

The open call for standards topics will be available from November - December every year.

Document topic

Estimated release date

Clinical Practice Guidelines

IVC filters in the treatment of patients with thromboembolic disease

Spring 2020

Uterine fibroid embolization

Fall 2020

Vertebral augmentation for pathologic spine fractures

Winter 2020

Quality Improvement


Drainage of abscess and fluid collection

February 2020

Percutaneous ablation of lung tumors

Spring 2020

Pediatric nephrostomy

Spring 2020

Cholangiography, biliary drainage, and cholecystostomy

Spring 2020

Image-guided percutaneous needle biopsy

Spring 2020

Percutaneous transcatheter embolization

Spring 2020

Position Statements


Percutaneous ablation of lung tumors

Spring 2020

Pelvic congestion syndrome

Summer 2020

Research Reporting Standards


Prostatic artery embolization

Spring 2020

Recently Published


SIR Position Statement on Endovascular Intervention for Trauma

January 2020

SIR Position Statement on the Role of Percutaneous Ablation in Renal Cell Carcinoma January 2020

SIR Quality Improvement Standards on Percutaneous Ablation in Renal Cell Carcinoma

January 2020

SIR Training Guidelines for Endovascular Stroke Treatment

September 2019

SIR Consensus Guidelines for the Periprocedural Management of Thrombotic and Bleeding Risk in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Image-Guided Interventions – Part 1: Review of Anticoagulation Agents and Clinical Considerations and – Part 2: Recommendations

June 2019

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