Past IR Symposia

Vanderbilt IRIG Symposium – May 2014

In May of 2014, medical students Shawn Barton, Kareem William, and Mary Ellen Koran hosted the first IR symposium. We had three vendors bring in their latest technologies in cryo, radiofrequency, and microwave ablation techniques, which students were able to test out on cow livers we purchased from a local butcher.

Med Student Section

Lung Cancer RFA

By:  Erica Alexander  Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer related mortality in the United States. For those patients who are surgical candidates, lobectomy remains the reference standard for the treatment of early stage lung cancer; however, many patient’s are poor operative candidates due to decreased pulmonary function, medical Read more…