Future of IR Review Series

Radiation Exposure of Patients and Interventional Radiologists during Prostatic Artery Embolization: A Prospective Single-Operator Study

Intro Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an exceedingly common condition, estimated to affect greater than 50% of men over the age of 60. Typical patient concerns involve the lower urinary tract and include pain, incontinence, urgency, and a weak stream. In severe cases, the compression of the urethra by the prostate Read more…

By Eric Keller, ago
Med Student Section

Ideas to Enhance Your IR Student Interest Group Experience

Chris Zinsmeister, Wake Forest School of Medicine, MS3 Interventional Radiology student interest groups (IRIGs) are a great way to introduce students to the field and connect like-minded individuals. These groups serve as a platform to disseminate information about IR-related topics, connect students with residents and faculty for research/shadowing opportunities, and Read more…

By Hanssen Li, ago
Med Student Section

Burnout in IR

Eric Chung, MS2, FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Special thank you to Dr. James Benenati (Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute), Dr. Ripal Gandhi Ripal (Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute), and Dr. Eduardo Franca (Intellirad Imaging) who kindly offered their time and wisdom for this article. It is common for Read more…

By Hanssen Li, ago
Med Student Section

Q&A on IR Away Rotations

This article is a summary of a webinar held by Public Relations and Communications Committee on Navigating Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) and Q&A with a fourth year who completed two away rotations and faculty interventional radiologists on M4 IR away rotations.

By Hanssen Li, ago