For the first time, physicians can learn how to perform a difficult surgical procedure by experiencing it in virtual reality. Ziv Haskal, MD, recently debuted a 10-part series that transports the viewer into the operating room as he creates a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS). | Read More
Analysis of several pretreatment factors may help predict the prognosis of patients treated with Y-90 radioembolization for liver metastases from colorectal cancer. | Read More
Cryoablation offers an alternative for patients with cancer pain that cannot be controlled with medication. The authors of the current study undertook a review of the evidence surrounding cryoablation for pain control. | Read More
Investigators compared amounts of patient radiation exposure in transradial and transfemoral access. | Read More
The investigators assessed whether chemoembolization with polyethylene glycol (PEG) drug-eluting embolic agents is a safe and effective treatment for HCC. | Read More

Spotlight

CIO included several featured abstracts, and we had the opportunity to talk in more detail with one of the authors.
Timothy Clark, MD, gives tips for conventional TACE in this Craftsman's Corner session from CIO.
Alda Tam, MD, comments on the current role of biopsy, as well as opportunities for innovation in the near future.