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1808, 2020

GEST Meets Virtual 2020 – Register for Complimentary Access

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Through the years, GEST has been notorious for delivering groundbreaking education and innovation in embolization. GEST Meets Virtual 2020 is offering complimentary* access to the live sessions on September 4-6, 2020. There are 21 additional on-demand embolization sessions available at a fee for a chance to earn up to 52.25 CME credits! *Attendees claiming CME credits for the live sessions will be charged a fee. 

1007, 2020

Public Summary Document Application No. 1466 – Decision

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In 2016, IRSA applied to MSAC to restore public funding for a selected patient group likely to benefit from early vertebroplasty. The application was based on the VAPOUR trial. We are pleased to announce MSAC has supported the application for the patient subgroup in the VAPOUR trial who showed greatest benefit from vertebroplasty. The decision is published on the MSAC website as a Public Summary Document (PSD).

1805, 2020

Road Map for Advancing IR and INR in Australia and New Zealand

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In March 2019, the Interventional Radiology Committee released a white paper on Interventional Radiology for consultation to College members and other key stakeholders. The document was developed with the purpose of informing the College membership and stakeholder groups of the current and long-term positioning of IR and INR in Australia and New Zealand.

1405, 2020

EOI Open -RANZCR IR and INR Training Pathway

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Expressions of interest are being called for clinical radiology Fellows to join the Interventional Radiology (IR) and Interventional Neuroradiology (INR) Training Pathway Group. IRSA Members are encouraged to apply.

204, 2020

CIRSE-COVID-19 Resource Centre

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The CIRSE publications department have put together a range of useful links and resources for reference during the COVID-19 crisis.

2703, 2020

COVID-19 Update

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2020 ASM Cancellation and New Zealand sitting of EBIR 2020 The IRSA Executive have been carefully monitoring advice provided by both Australian and New Zealand Government officials regarding public gatherings in light of the COVID-19 virus. With the introduction of strict regulations around travel and public gatherings in general, it is with the best interest of public health in mind that we have made the [...]

2508, 2019

Consensus Guidelines on anticoagulants in IR

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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 [...]

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