Recap of SIR 2019

Announcing New Product Innovations and Education Presentations at SIR 2019 – Booth 349

As the pioneers of minimally invasive treatment, you are innovators.1 And Merit Medical is pleased to be your industry partner in innovative healthcare. This year at SIR 2019, we will introduce several new innovative products and technologies in the areas of venous therapyinterventional spineembolicsbiopsydrainage, and radial access. We are also pleased to provide several in-booth education presentations and hands-on opportunities to further your learning experience at SIR.

Innovation Education Series at the Merit Medical Booth

The Evolution of Radial Access – The Science and Practice of Distal Transradial

  • Date: Sunday, March 24, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM  *Meet and Be Educated: Lunch provided; first come, first served.
Darren Klass, MD, PhD, MRCS, FRCR, FRCPC, Interventional Radiologist, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Ferdinand Kiemeneij, MD, PhD, Interventional Cardiologist, “Father of Transradial Intervention,” Tergooi, The Netherlands

Steerability in Single Access Approach for Vertebral Augmentation

  • Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 – 10:30 AM
Bart DolmatchBart Dolmatch, MD, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA

How Low Can You Go? A Paradigm Change in the Treatment of Venous Insufficiency

  • Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM  *Meet and Be Educated: Lunch provided; first come, first served.
Michael TalMichael Tal, MD, MBA, Tel Aviv, Israel

Advanced Localization Techniques; Breast Cancer – From Biopsy to Lymph Nodes

  • Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 – 10:30 AM
Tanya W. Moseley, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Targeted RF Ablative Therapy in Metastatic Spine Disease: Steerability and Clinical Evidence

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM  *Meet and Be Educated: Lunch provided; first come, first served.
Jack W. Jennings, MD, PhD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

* The content of these sessions is not part of the SIR 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting as approved by the Annual Scientific Meeting Committee. Merit Medical is hosting this lunch in accordance with the AdvaMed Code of Ethics.

New Product Innovations and Hands-on Learning

Venous Therapy:

Interventional Spine:


  • New EmboCube™ Embolization Gelatin, available in two sizes (2.5 mm and 5.0 mm diameters), pre-loaded into syringes
  • Hands-on Opportunity: UFE and PAE kiosk, for clinical resources and patient-facing tools
  • Hands-on Opportunity: PAE-simulator training

Biopsy and Localization:

  • New and Improved CorVocet™ Biopsy System, designed to cut a full core of tissue and provide large specimens
  • Merit Medical recently acquired the SAVI SCOUT®, for wire-free radar localization of target tissue during breast cancer care
  • Hands-on Opportunity: Experience the SAVI SCOUT


Radial Access:

  1. Society of Interventional Radiology. (n.d.). Nonsurgical interventional radiology procedures offer less risk, less pain and less recovery time compared to open surgery. Retrieved from