“In a field like interventional radiology, innovative new devices and procedures are created with regularity. But with so many new approaches being developed every year, how do interventional radiologists best assess these innovations for adoption? IRs must perform a balancing act when considering which devices and treatments to adopt, guided by information, experience and the needs of the patient."
In the audio version of "Staying power: The tangled path from innovation to clinical application" (IR Quarterly: Spring 2019), author Jennifer J. Salopek speaks with interventional radiologists and others about what interventional radiologists must consider when deciding to adopt a new treatment or device.
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