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Young IR Sponsorship to APSCVIR 2020

Applications are invited for APSCVIR Young IR Sponsorship to attend  APSCVIR 2020 in Taiwan. The purpose of the sponsorship is to encourage young IRs below the age of 40 years to present abstracts at the APSCVIR Annual Scientific Meetings. Submission guidelines and terms and conditions can be found on the attached application form.Closing date for applications is the 13th December 2019.

Application form to apply for Young IR sponsorsorship to APSCVIR 2020

Latest TGA statement on paclitaxel-coated products

 IRSA would like to inform it’s members of the latest TGA statement on paclitaxel-coated products used in the peripheral arteries

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Consensus Guidelines on anticoagulants in IR

IRSA would like to highlight the recent update on the consensus guidelines on anticoagulants in interventional radiology published in JVIR. These are excellent and comprehensive reviews to help guide practice relevant to all IR's.

Davidson JC et al. (2019). Society of Interventional Radiology Consensus Guidelines for the Periprocedural Management of Thrombotic and Bleeding Risk in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Image-Guided Interventions-Part I: Review of Anticoagulation Agents and Clinical Considerations. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 30(8), 1155–1167. link here

Patel IJ, et al. (2019). Society of Interventional Radiology Consensus Guidelines for the Periprocedural Management of Thrombotic and Bleeding Risk in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Image-Guided Interventions-Part II: Recommendations. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 30(8), 1168–1184.e1.  link here

Newly Revised Interventional Radiology Curriculum for Medical Students

The IRSA executive would like to highlight the newly revised Interventional Radiology Curriculum for
Medical Students, published by CIRSE. For IRSA members involved with Medical student teaching, the following resource
provides a complete guide on what you need to know for a pathway to becoming an IR, and should be of valuable
assistance. Access to the curriculum can be found here

 

Extension of closing date for IR Fellows/Registrar Presentations

The closing date for Submissions for the IR fellows/registrar presentations has been extended, and will close on Sunday 2nd June.

A considerable prize is being awarded jointly by IRSA and CIRSE, and the IRSA Executive would like to encourage all registrars to consider submitting.

Details here

All entrants will be notified of acceptance by June 3rd 2019.