Navigation Links
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.


'/>"/>

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

Related medicine news :

1. Adolescents with autism spend free time using solitary, screen-based media
2. Use of iodinated contrast media in imaging procedures appears to affect thyroid function
3. Inflammatory mediator promotes colorectal cancer by stifling protective genes
4. Immediate bisphosphonate use with endocrine therapy reduced recurrence and increased survival in postmenopausal early breast cancer
5. Canadian Journal of Cardiology publishes report on delayed vs. immediate coronary stenting
6. UIC awarded $14 million to study tobacco pricing and media
7. APS Division of Fluid Dynamics meeting: Highlights and media registration
8. Media have less than 3 weeks to register for the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress 2011
9. Acoustical Society meeting: Highlights and media registration
10. Media advisory: 2011 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition
11. Inflammatory mediator enhances plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/17/2017)... , ... January 17, 2017 , ... Kevin Harrington (one ... AsSeenOnTV.pro will be featuring DRTV campaigns regarding the topic of Beauty and Personal Care. ... better version of themselves. What better way to commit to these changes than beginning ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... accredited, online continuing education for EMS and firefighting professionals, has released four new ... Solution. These new courses are taught live in an online classroom and meet ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... ... Neil H. Greco Insurance Agency, a northern New Jersey firm that provides ... a charity drive to raise awareness of heart disease and promote habits that improve ... is responsible for 1 in every 4 deaths at the national level each year. ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Physicians Education Review®, LCC (PER®) ... speaker for the 34th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, on March 9-12, 2017 ... Phil Talamo, said, “We are delighted to have Sandra Lee join us as ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... Litlle Falls, NJ (PRWEB) , ... January 17, ... ... Museum and Learning Center and the Montclair State University’s Athletic Training Education program ... Montclair State University’s Athletic Training Education Program, which is consists of both ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/17/2017)... NEW YORK , Jan. 17, 2017 ... Summary GlobalData,s new report, "EU5 Glucose Monitoring Market ... EU5 Glucose Monitoring market. The report provides value, in ... prices (USD) within market segments - Blood Glucose Meters, ... also provides company shares and distribution shares data for ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... , Jan. 17, 2017 Paragon Bioservices received ... product development services for a variety of ... medical product development activities. The IDIQ mechanism ... pool for task order awards up to $159 ... in manufacturing and process development of biopharmaceuticals, is ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... 17, 2017  Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. ... medical marijuana growers/processors and dispensaries are now available ... . Permit applications will be accepted from February ... is an important step forward in getting this ... Secretary Murphy said. "We,ve developed a thorough application ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: