IR around the globe

Interventional Radiology receives subspeciality status in Portugal
IR around the globe · April 26, 2024
Last January, the IR subspecialty was finally approved by the PT Medical Association and the PT College of Radiology. After creating the Portuguese Society of Interventional Radiology (APRI) in 2018 all Portuguese IRs and all IR teams came together and pushed IR forward within Radiology and increased IR awareness among other specialties. We still need more lobbying to invest, to have more budgets and to create more IR centres in Portugal. The future is IR!

Current IR Practice in Brazil
IR around the globe · August 25, 2023
Thanks to SOBRICE's hard work, and its members, brazilian interventional radiology has advanced quickly as a multidisciplinary specialty, equivalent to major world references, but still restricted to capital capitals and large cities.

Current IR Practice in Argentina
IR around the globe · July 21, 2023
The situation of interventional radiology in our country is still underdeveloped. But little by little our specialty is growing and occupying places. We are in the development and growth of the Argentine College of Interventional Radiology (CARVI).

Current situation and issues of IR in Ukraine
IR around the globe · June 23, 2023
There are lots of issues and problems of interventional radiology in Ukraine. When the war started, we faced new challenges. But despite all difficulties interventional radiology still develops and improves.

Interventional Radiology in Mexico
IR around the globe · May 19, 2023
In Mexico, highly specialised medicine is considered the new standard and interventional radiology has become essential in the country's best hospitals, but the challenges are enormous and the road ahead is steep.

Interventional radiology in Vietnam: present and future
IR around the globe · April 21, 2023
Interventional radiology is a relative latecomer to the medical field in Vietnam. Despite being a latecomer, the development of Vietnam interventional radiology (VIR) has been supported by the global trend of booming IR. The rise of VIR has many fascinating and unique aspects, as well as similarities with the development of IR worldwide.

Interventional radiology in Serbia
IR around the globe · March 17, 2023
Interventional Radiology (IR) has emerged as a significant and growing discipline within the field of medicine, shifting from a future prospect to a current reality. In Serbia, IR is developing rapidly, with a focus on advancing the field to the international level.

Interventional radiology services in Sudan
IR around the globe · February 24, 2023
Some topics covered by this post are: the rapid advancement of IR, raising awareness of the importance of minimally invasive procedures among the medical students, residents and specialists. Advanced training in vascular IR should be available in Sudan Medical Specialization Board...and more. Check it out today!

IR Training in Africa - The Tanzanian Experience
IR around the globe · August 24, 2022
There is currently a severe shortage of IRs in sub-Saharan Africa, leaving one billion people without access to many essential and life-saving procedures. A new training model is addressing this urgent need by training IR physicians, nurses, and technologists in Tanzania with monthly visiting teams. Find out how to get involved and help make IR available to more patients around the world.

IR Training in Egypt, Where Do We Stand?
IR around the globe · June 24, 2022
There is marked heterogeneity in IR training and practice in the Middle East/North Africa region, and Egypt is not an exception. Despite the well-established IR practice in Egypt; training pathways are still inconsistent and remarkably variable among different institutions.