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PAE - a complement—not a competitor—to existing procedures for benign prostatic hyperplasia

By Dominic Steffel on May 12, 2017 12:47:06 PM


Dr. Marc Sapoval, head of the Vascular and Oncological Interventional Radiology Department at the Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou in Paris, discusses prostatic artery embolization (PAE), and the training IRs need in order to master this promising procedure.

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Simulation training for prostatic artery embolization: What it means for interventional radiologists and BPH patients

By Dominic Steffel on Mar 14, 2017 1:49:33 PM


In this interview Dr. Shivank Bhatia, Associate Professor of Interventional Radiology and Urology at the University of Miami Hospital, speaks about Prostatic Artery Embolization, the relatively new minimally invasive procedure to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. Dr. Bhatia highlights what this new procedure means for interventional radiologists as well as the training aids available to help drastically reduce the learning curve.

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Global Trends & Changes in Trauma Management

By Professor Lars Lönn MD, PhD, EBIR on Aug 31, 2016 10:20:50 AM

Despite numerous technological advances in clinical trauma specialities including surgery, the mortality from major trauma is still a challenge. However, the trauma management landscape has changed a lot.

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