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Media alert: Press registration open for 2012 SIR Annual Scientific Meeting
Date:2/29/2012

Health, science and medical reporters are invited to register now for the Society of Interventional Radiology's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting March 24 at Moscone Center (North), San Francisco, Calif. The meeting's theme, "IR Evidence," was chosen to focus on the results of care-changing investigations that showcase research into minimally invasive treatments that provide treatment options, advance patient care and improve quality of life.

The SIR Annual Scientific Meeting attracts medical and scientific leaders from around the world who are dedicated to improving public health through disease management and minimally invasive image-guided therapeutic interventions.

WHAT:

SIR's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting: More than 5,000 physicians, scientists and allied health professionals

WHEN:

Meeting dates: Saturday, March 24Thursday, March 29
Scientific press conferences: 9-10:30 a.m. (Pacific) Sunday, March 25; 9-10:30 a.m. (Pacific)
Monday, March 26; opportunity to interview experts in interventional radiology

WHERE:

Moscone Center (North), San Francisco, Calif.; press conference room: North 111; news room: North 110

SPEAKER:

Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D, director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Clancy, whose agency's mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans, will deliver the keynote address for the Monday, March 26, plenary session, "IR Economics: Overcoming Challenges and Delivering Quality Care."

TOPICS:

Some topics that will be featured at this year's news conferences include

  • Discovering a prostate treatment that may help men get their lives back
  • Exploring evidence on vein opening and multiple sclerosis symptoms
  • Meeting the clot busters during National Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month
  • Seeing a novel work-around to reach stubborn pancreatic tumors
  • Giving breast cancer the cold shoulder
  • Reducing radiation exposure and risk, not image quality
  • Watching new research trends with benefits for weight loss and degenerative disc disease
  • Getting seniors home faster with interventional radiology treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm
See complete program, view scientific abstracts, and download a meeting schedule: www.SIRmeeting.org.

FOLLOW:

Follow SIR on Twitter (#SIR2012) with @SIRspecialists and Facebook for live news and updates.

TO REGISTER:

To receive complimentary media registration, contact Ellen Acconcia, eacconcia@SIRweb.org, 703-460-5582, or Maryann Verrillo, mverrillo@SIRweb.org, 703-460-5572.


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Contact: Ellen Acconcia
eacconcia@sirweb.org
703-460-5582
Society of Interventional Radiology
Source:Eurekalert

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