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Is interventional radiology ready for augmented reality?

AuntMinnie

Recent accomplishments with performing the first AR-assisted shoulder replacement demonstrate progress and indicate that the translation of AR technology into the interventional radiology suite may be approaching, the group added.

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ChatGPT may help educate interventional radiology patients

AuntMinnie

ChatGPT is a relatively safe and accurate tool for patient education in interventional radiology, according to a study published October 23 in CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology. Ultimately, no response was identified as potentially harmful, the researchers noted. The researchers noted pitfalls.

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Abstract No. 171 Interventional Radiology Global Survey on the Status of Awareness and Access to Interventional Radiology Resources

JVIR

Despite the well-established benefits of interventional radiology (IR), more than half of the world’s population lacks access to IR services and resources. Variable factors underlying this discrepancy have not been explored.

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Abstract No. 167 Navigating Your Path to Interventional Radiology: A Comparative Analysis of the Integrated Interventional Radiology Match versus Diagnostic Radiology Match

JVIR

The introduction of the integrated interventional radiology (IR) residency in 2017 marked a change in the way IRs are trained. However, pathways to IR are still offered after completing diagnostic radiology (DR) residency.

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Abstract No. 166 Billing and Utilization Trends in Interventional Radiology

JVIR

Within the past decade, Medicare reimbursements for interventional radiology (IR) procedures have been declining. In order to offset expenses, hospitals may increase charges. This study aimed to characterize the utilization and billing trends in IR.

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Keys to Elevating Awareness of Interventional Radiology Among Referring Physicians and Patients

Diagnostic Imaging

While interventional radiologists can have an impact in a number of clinical areas by offering minimally invasive options for patients, there remains a prevailing lack of awareness about the speciality among referring physicians and patients.

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Abstract No. 293 Quantifying the Learning Curve for Interventional Radiology Procedures

JVIR

The purpose of this study is to quantify the shape and magnitude of the learning curve for classes of procedures performed by new interventional radiology (IR) attendings.