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Register now for the Society of Interventional Radiology's 34th Annual Scientific Meeting

FAIRFAX, Va.Nearly 5,300 physicians, scientists and allied health professionals are expected to attend the Society of Interventional Radiology's 34th Annual Scientific Meeting March 7-12 at the San Diego Convention Center. Scientific press conferences are scheduled for 9-10:30 a.m. on both Monday, March 9, and Tuesday, March 10 in Room 15A.

The Annual Scientific Meeting offers

  • almost 400 scientific presentations and posters covering the newest trends in interventional radiology research
  • nearly 150 technical exhibits and product demonstrations
  • opportunity to interview experts in interventional radiology

Some of the exciting topics that will be featured at this year's news conferences include:

  • Killing kidney cancer with cold: remarkable results
  • Using focal therapy/mapping for prostate cancer: look, no surgery
  • Treating herniated discs: pain relief from unexpected source
  • Seeing "Lazarus effect": relieving bone tumor pain
  • Examining heart attack risk: surprising look at Framingham Risk Scores
  • Treating peripheral arterial disease: stem cell therapy advances
  • Studying women's health: making childbirth safer
  • Finding that age doesn't matter: AV fistulas and dialysis
  • Seeing the promise of drug-eluting stents: critical limb ischemia
  • Recommending treatment for "Silent Killer": abdominal aortic aneurysm

Visit to register online (free), view scientific abstracts and download a meeting schedule. Please contact SIR's communications department to register for press conferences via e-mail at or by phone at (703) 460-5572.

Interview opportunities, medical illustrations and broadcast-quality video footage for several topics are available.


Contact: Maryann Verrillo
Society of Interventional Radiology

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