Society of Vascular Interventional Radiology
The Society of interventional radiology (SIR) is a national non-profit scientific organization deeply committed to improving health and the quality of life through the practice of cardiovascular and vascular interventional radiology. In addition to providing strong leadership in the development of health care policy, the Society promotes education, research, and communication in the field.
The American Medical Association
The American Medical Association strives to be the voice of of the American medical profession. The association works to develop and promote the standards in medical practice. As well, they provide research, and education; a strong advocacy agenda on behalf of patients and physicians; and a commitment to providing timely information on important health matters of America.
The American College of Radiology
The American College of Radiology, founded in 1924, is a professional medical society dedicated to serving patients and society by empowering radiology professionals to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care. The group has over 30,000 members, including radiologists, radiation oncologists and medical physicists who are devoted to making imaging safe, effective and accessible to those who need it.
Ask4UFE.com is an educational website created by Biosphere Medical that assists in the understanding of the clinical aspect of fibroids and uterine fibroid embolization. These resources may help you generate questions for your gynecologist or your vascular interventional radiologist and may be of value in understanding which treatment option is best suited for you.
Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)
Since 1943 the agencies that were HRSA precursors have worked to improve the health of needy people. HRSA was created in 1982, when the Health Resources Administration and the Health Services Administration were merged.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving health and achieving health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs. HRSA’s programs provide health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable.
Amputation Prevention Symposium (AMP)
A multimedia platform to connect clinicians with the foremost experts in CLI – interventional cardiologists and radiologists, vascular surgeons, and more – to gain knowledge on the latest advances in revascularization and learn from one another.
The website offers viewers access to features, cases, and videos where clinicians can learn about the development of new technologies and new, “endovascular-first” approaches, with the goal that amputation be considered the last resort for CLI patients.