Alberta Health Services says a woman considered dead for 30 minutes was brought back to life by doctors using a new device for what's believed to have been the first time in Canada.

Interventional radiology is a field that offers boundless opportunities and part of what makes this specialty one of the most exciting fields in medicine is the fact that it is constantly evolving.

With the introduction of the Royal College (RC) Subspecialty exam in Interventional Radiology (IR), practicing IRs across Canada are faced with a decision: Do I really need to take another Royal College exam? 

Recently, Dr. De Korompay was a part of a group in Kelowna who started performing endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke, building a program from the ground up.

CAIR supports interventional radiologists in taking an active role in patient care, including outpatient clinics and inpatient admissions in the care of patients undergoing IR procedures.

A common service for dialysis patients costs about $100,000 less when delivered by an interventional radiologist rather than a surgeon, according to study published Tuesday.

The leading-edge work of SJRH interventional radiologists is just one example of how the sub-speciality is coming of age across Canada.