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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. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2019.04.016

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. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2019.04.017'

 

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.

IRSA CIRSE Registrar/IR fellow presentation awards 2019

Submissions for the IR fellows/registrar presentations are open.This year a considerable prize is being awarded jointly by IRSA and CIRSE.

Details here

60 Young Interventional Radiologist & Young Researchers awards APCIO 2019

The Organising Chairman of the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Interventional Oncology (APCIO) 2019 and President of the Malaysian Society of Interventional Radiology (MYSIR), are excited to announce the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Interventional Oncology (APCIO) 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from the 3rd - 5th October. Details of the conference can be found here

The conference is a multidisciplinary and multinational collaborating exercise involving interventional oncology, diagnostic radiology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, modern pathology, hepatology, gastroenterology, respiratory, and the related surgical disciplines, etc. The theme of the congress is “Interventional Therapy in Modern Oncology: Technological Integration Beyond Boundaries”,

The main aim of the congress is nurturing the next generation of IRs in Asia Pacific regions,and APCIO are pleased to announce they have confirmed 60 Young Interventional Radiologist & Young Researchers awards to present, and with the support of the Government of Malaysia, more awards will be added. Two training scholarships at a value of USD 3000 will also be awarded to the best papers, with their training being provided in renowned centres in Asia Pacific region.