Merit Medical to Exhibit New Products and Must-See Educational Symposia During SIR 2021

Society of Interventional Radiology 2021 Meeting

Merit will be exhibiting at this year’s Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting held virtually from March 20-26. At the Merit virtual booth, we will showcase several innovative products—including the newly launched SplashWire™ Hydrophilic Steerable Guide Wire—and hold two must-see educational symposia.

Mark your calendars for the following events at our virtual booth:

March 20, Saturday

Calling all medical students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and residents! This is your chance to learn about our renowned Think Education program. Designed and taught by physicians, Think Education offers both training and clinical support needed to implement new tools and techniques into your practice. Explore upcoming courses.

March 21 - Celebrating Women in IR

March 21, Sunday

A day we dedicate to recognizing all the incredible women who work in interventional radiology and make a difference in patients’ lives each day.

March 22 - SplashWire

March 22, Monday

Have you met our latest guide wire? Stop by the Merit virtual booth to get a close-up of the SplashWire, designed to deliver superior performance in diagnostic and interventional procedures. See how it can help you traverse difficult lesions and support clinical outcomes in the most challenging procedures. Learn more about the new SplashWire.

March 23 - CorVocet

March 23, Tuesday

Familiarize yourself with the CorVocet, a biopsy system designed to cut a full core of tissue, providing large specimens for pathological examination. With a lightweight and ergonomic design, the CorVocet facilitates one-handed priming, positioning, and deployment, which can be beneficial during image-guided procedures. Discover the CorVocet.

March 24 - ConvertX

March 24, Wednesday

Stop by and learn about the Resolve ConvertX, a stent system used for temporary internal drainage in patients with ureteral or biliary obstructions. Learn how its technology provides a less invasive option by eliminating the need for a second interventional procedure. Explore the ConvertX.

SYMPOSIUM: Management of Venous Access in Patients with Central Venous Occlusions: Surfacer® Inside-Out® Access Catheter System

Surfacer Inside-Out Access System

DATE: Thursday, March 25
SPEAKER: Mahmood K. Razavi, MD
TIME: 7:10-7:50 pm ET

About the Product:
The Surfacer is a unique access catheter system designed to obtain right-sided central venous access in patients with venous obstructions. Learn more and watch how the Surfacer works here.

SYMPOSIUM: Arcadia: Next Generation Balloon-Assisted Vertebral Augmentation

DATE: Friday, March 26
SPEAKERS:David Shelley, MD
Douglas P. Beall, MD
Scott A. Koss, MD

TIME: 7:10-7:50 pm ET

About the Product:
Harnessing Merit Spine’s unique portfolio feature of steerability, the Arcadia is an intuitive balloon-assisted vertebral augmentation (kyphoplasty) system that allows for a bipedicular footprint through a unipedicular approach, offering several benefits when treating patients with painful benign or pathologic vertebral compression fractures. Learn more here.