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CIO 2020 October 13th Preview: Tips and Tricks to Optimizing Outcomes

CIO 2020 October 13th Preview: Tips and Tricks to Optimizing Outcomes


If you weren't able to tune in to CIOctober this past Tuesday, you can still register and gain access to the sessions you missed, plus tune in the next three Tuesdays. All sessions will be available on-demand the following Saturday and accessible for 3 months.

The next Tuesday evening session, on October 13th, focuses on “Tips and Tricks to Optimizing Outcomes.” The virtual meeting runs from 6-9:45 pm, EST. 

The evening’s program kicks off at 6 pm with a complimentary symposium, sponsored by Boston Scientific. Don’t miss, “Evolution of Dosimetry using Y90 Glass Microspheres,” presented by Riad Salem, MD, MBA, Professor of Radiology, Surgery and Medicine, Vice-Chair, Image-Guided Therapy and Section Chief, Interventional Radiology, at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr Salem is joined by Shamar Young, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Robert Lewandowski, MD, FSIR, Professor of Radiology, Medicine, and Surgery, Director of Interventional Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, and Juan Gimenez, MD, Section Chief of Interventional Radiology, Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

VISIT HERE to access this symposium. *Valid for new registrations only. Complimentary CIO Package includes free access to the live Supported Symposia only. This package does not include recordings of any sessions or access to the exhibit hall. To access all other sessions, you must sign up for a paid package. 

Other October 13th highlights include:

  • Daniel Brown, MD, FSIR, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, presents, “My Approach to a Patient With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer.” Dr Brown outlines the diagnosis and treatment course of a diverse group of patients, including a 52-year-old African-American man, an 87-year-old Caucasian woman, and a 38-year-old Caucasian man. “We use a variety of approaches,” notes Dr Brown, “including portal vein embolization, ablation, and arterial therapy.” 

  • Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR, Northwestern University (Chicago), presents, “My Approach to a Patient With Cholangiocarcinoma.” Dr Lewandowski reviews the classification and epidemiology of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, as well as treatment options and liver-directed therapies. He also presents updated data on Y-90 radioembolization  before outlining his own approach with imaging series from recent patients.

  • This session also includes several of our popular “My Top 5 Technical Pearls” presentations, including “Conventional Chemoembolization” by Thierry de Baere, MD, “Bland Embolization” by Karen T. Brown, MD, FSIR, and “Y-90 Segmentectomy and Lobectomy” by Siddharth A. Padia, MD.

For more information, including the full meeting agenda, and to register for the meeting, please visit

About CIO

Now in its 12th year, CIO is the premier arena for practical education in the expanding field of interventional oncology. It is a concentrated program renowned for its originality, practicality, and focus on improving patient care. CIO highlights the most viable and sought-after treatments in this rapidly growing practice area. The program contains a mix of didactic lectures, case presentations from experts, debates between experts, and pre-recorded cases woven together with audience interactivity through polling and question and answer sessions. 

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