Division of Vascular & Interventional Radiology


The Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology proudly offers educational opportunities including the following:

Presentations from the 2017 VIR Symposium for Medical Students (PDFs)

Dr. Claudio Schonholz “Stenting and Angioplasty (PDF)”

Presentations from the 2016 VIR Symposium for Medical Students (PDFs)

Dr. Bayne Selby "A Walk Through the Early Days (PDF)"
Dr. Ricardo Yamada "Peripheral Arterial Disease (PDF)"
Dr. Christopher Hannegan "Intervention in the Hepatic Portal Venous System (PDF)"
Dr. Ricardo Yamada "Trauma: VIR Perspective (PDF)"
Dr. Christopher Hannegan "Percutaneous Biliary Procedures (PDF)"
Dr. Ricardo Yamada "Pediatric Interventional Radiology (PDF)"

Suggested Texts

Embolization Therapy: Principles and Clinical Applications

MUSC Vascular and Interventional Radiology Handbook (PDF) 


VIR Procedures

Radial Access

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

VIR Nurses

Venous Sampling: The RNs Role

Sanctuary of Endovascular Therapy Conference

Dr. Patrick Gilbert. “Incorporating Radial Access into a New or Growing VIR Practice”.

Dr. Claudio Schonholz. "The Endovascular Revolution".

The Renan Uflacker Memorial Lecture with introduction by Dr. Claudio Schonholz and presentation by Dr. Mark Wholey "Carotid Stenting: No End to the Controversy"

Dr. Marcelo Guimaraes "Devices for the Treatment of Acute Limb Ischemia"

Panel Discussion: Should all patients with lower extremity occlusive disease have an attempt at endovascular treatment prior to surgical intervention? Moderator: Dr. O.W. Brown. Panelists: Dr. Joshua Adams, Dr. Scott Stevens, Dr. Claudio Schonholz.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3 

Dr. Marcelo Guimaraes, "Best Papers Published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology in 2014"

Dr. Christopher Hannegan, Portal Hypertension Panel, Part 4: "Hemodynamic changes and survival in the post TIPS patient"

Dr. Jerry Matteo, "Management of Escape Veins and Non-Maturing Fistulas"

Dr. Kurt Gordon. "Single Incision for Totally Implantable Venous Access Ports & Long-Term Intravascular Catheters"

Dr. Claudio Schonholz. "Update on Cerebral Protection Devices"

Dr. Claudio Schonholz. "New Carotid Stent to Prevent Pre & Post Procedure Events"

Dr. Ricardo Yamada. "Considerations of Traditional vs. Endovascular Treatment of Bleeding Associated with Pancreatic Disease"

Dr. Luke Wilkins. "Covered Stents - An Alternative Method to Traditional Embolization for Hemostasis of Internal Bleeding"

Dr. Christopher Hannegan "Transplant Interventions"

Dr. Timothy MacFall "Overview of endovascular techniques to control bleeding"

Dr. Claudio Schonholz "Membrane carotid stent - Technical aspects & initial clinical results"

Dr. Ricardo Yamada "SFA Angioplasty"