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Media alert: Society of Interventional Radiology's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting
Date:2/9/2012

WHAT:

SIR's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting: Nearly 5,300 physicians, scientists and allied health professionals

Hot topic sessions: "Extreme IR" showcases the exciting ways that interventional radiologists address diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. Experts will report on new research related to multiple sclerosis and controversies in interventional oncology and explore "I/O Evidence: From Science to Practice." There will be debates and results from dozens of clinical trials that may change the way patients are treated for everything from AAA to vertebroplasty. This year's Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture, "IR 360," delivered by John A. Kaufman, M.D., FSIR, will explore the many ways interventional radiology is seen by patients, competing disciplines and policy makers.

The meeting features nearly 500 scientific presentations and posters covering the latest trends in interventional radiology research and about 150 technical exhibits and product demonstrations.

Hear breaking news from experts at scientific press conferences on Sunday, March 25, and Monday, March 26.

WHEN:

Meeting dates: Saturday, March 24Thursday, March 29; two scientific press conferences: Sunday, March 25, and Monday, March 26.

WHERE:

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

SPEAKER:

Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, delivers the keynote at the plenary "IR Economics: Overcoming Challenges and Delivering Quality Care" on Monday, March 26. Clancy will discuss the role of evidence-based medicine in patient care, national research priorities and how interventional radiology can support the national research agenda.

TOPICS:

Some of the exciting topics that will be featured at this year's news conferences are listed below.

  • Hope for individuals with MS may be possible through interventional radiology.
  • New research on pelvic arterial embolization to help men's enlarged prostate.
  • Technology spurs development of safe, effective, minimally invasive treatments for pancreatic cancer.
  • Get the cold facts on starving breast cancer tumors through cryoablation.
  • Whet your appetite for minimally invasive weight loss treatments.
  • Older individuals and AAA: What's the connection?
  • It's a dangerous, silent killer, but you'll hear the current FYI on DVT.

REGISTER FOR MEETING:

Reporters, please visit www.SIRmeeting.org to register online (free), view scientific abstracts and download a meeting schedule. For more information, 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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