JVIR is the official scientific journal of the Society of Interventional Radiology. For more than two decades, this peer-reviewed journal has been the preferred reference of interventional radiologists, radiologists, cardiologists, vascular surgeons, neurosurgeons and other clinicians who need current and reliable information on every aspect of vascular and interventional radiology.
Each issue of JVIR covers the most critical and cutting-edge medical, minimally invasive, radiological, pathological and socioeconomic issues of importance to vascular and interventional radiologists. JVIR brings monthly clinical studies, laboratory investigations, commentaries, reports on interventional procedures, devices, or unique anatomic findings, CME articles, book reviews, “extreme” case studies, societal position statements, and standards of practice, as well as a variety of social and multimedia offerings.
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Call for Submissions: “Extreme IR: Pardon My Intervention” | 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles
Send us your proposed extreme IR cases for presentation at the SIR 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles—“Extreme IR: Pardon my intervention.” This annual session, one of the most popular events at the annual scientific meeting, spotlights successes and M&M cases where important lessons can be learned. Send a brief description of one to two cases, describing the extraordinary and usual measures taken (planned or unanticipated) and extraordinary findings or complications encountered. Physicians at all levels, including mentored trainees, are welcome to submit cases. Email your case descriptions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the editor
From the Editor
Fascinating work fills our penultimate 2017 issue: A careful introduction to cost evaluation in IR-delivered health care—a research consensus report; a review of immuno-oncology and its IR impact; results of small-caliber drug-eluting embolics in >400 patients; and a controlled trial of dexamethasone for alleviating post-TACE symptoms. Long-term toxicities of transarterial radioembolization (TARE) for patients with neuroendocrine tumors are reported, as are the value of ablation and TACE versus resection for single large HCC. The value of 99mTC-MAA scans prior to TARE is examined in >500 patients. Pediatric studies include a controlled trial examining different means of securing PICCs, and techniques and results of bone biopsy for histophomorphometry.
What do sequential compression devices bring to intranodal lymphangiography? Is there a role for embolization for diffuse renal cortical hemorrhage causing subcapsular bleeding? Are covered retrievable ureteral metallic stents valuable for treating benign ureteric strictures? Is percutaneous omental biopsy is safe and useful? Should aortic endografts be laser perforated in order to treat type II endoleaks? Can an MR coagulation treat aneurysms? What can happen to bladder stones during prostatic artery embolization? Do you need a multi-thousand-dollar simulator for nephrostomy training or a mere $5 phantom? The answers, and more, are in the November JVIR issue.
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If you want to be a potential Extreme IR presenter at the SIR 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, now is the time to send your brief case(s) descriptions to: email@example.com. I welcome (mentored) trainee submissions. Both successful and M&M cases are encouraged.
Ziv J Haskal, MD, FSIR
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In response to the enormous popularity of the JVIR Writing and Reviewing Workshops held at SIR 2017, JVIR is pleased to announce a monthly online workshop, the "JVIR Writing Club."
In each session, participants will have the opportunity to improve manuscript preparation and writing/review skills, learn about study design and presentation, and learn how to best prepare an article for publication.
We also seek draft manuscripts for discussion. Anonymity will be protected, and the discussion productive and confined to the event. To submit a draft manuscript, please email it as an attachment to email@example.com. Our goal is to discuss 2–3 manuscripts per session.Click to see the upcoming schedule and register for a session.
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JVIR Access is the official blog of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, featuring article summaries and commentary on a variety of VIR topics such as uterine fibroid and prostate embolization, angioplasty, chemoembolization, and endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease.
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