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Meet the new CIR web portal

This year, the Inter-American College of Radiology has opened its web site with a friendlier design and a thematic organization aimed to facilitate access to the different contents of this on-line space.

In addition to permanent sections, institutional information, benefits, publications, education and scientific events, the new portal also has a space oriented to current events, where partners can be updated of the main innovations driven in different areas of development.

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Become a friend of CIR on Facebook

News, events and activities promoted by CIR are published here; in addition you can share our posts and commenting on them.

Become a friend of CIR and you can access this information from your mobile phone.

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Benefits of belonging to CIR

With the aim of improving the institutional and professional quality in radiology, CIR offers its members a range of possibilities, including the right to choose and be chosen for the different committees, and thus develop scientific and corporate professional skills.

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Learn more about the Colombian Association of Radiology

A new program of virtual education and a cycle of reflection to restructure their processes and programs are part of the projects that will drive this association during 2015, Dr. Federico Lubinus, its President, says.

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Interesting cases on Facebook - Closure case 2014 #3

Periodically, we publish cases of clinical and radiological interest in CIR’s Facebook page with images and videos. You can participate by adding your diagnoses and observations as comments in each of the cases. This closes with the final diagnosis, a summary of the findings and recommended reading to expand the content.

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2nd Update Course CIR 2015

Here you’ll find information on the details of this event that will take place from 6 to 8 June this year. The scientific program aims to meet the needs of residents, general radiologists and sub specialists, and focuses on four major areas of Radiology: Body CT, neuroradiology, musculoskeletal and breast images.

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RSNA Call for Abstracts

The deadline for submissions is April 8, 2015 at 12:00 noon Chicago Time.

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SIRCAI: Recertification 2014

At the Chicago Assembly, the second group of professionals recertified by the SIRCAI-CIR was presented. The diplomas were handed over by the doctors Rodrigo Restrepo and Dante Casale to the Presidents of the FAARDIT and the ACR, who represented the 58 professionals from Argentina and Colombia.

Dr. Restrepo stressed the creation of digital tools which will favor the implementation of recertification programs among the countries members of the CIR.

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New books of the Advances series: Imaging Diagnostics

These texts were published by the Inter-American College of Radiology and Journal editions.

Editors: Miguel Stoopen y Ricardo García Mónaco
Editor guest:
Karla Moënne
Editores: Miguel Stoopen y Ricardo García Mónaco
Guest editors: Kenji Kimura Fujikami y
Byanka Pozzo Salvatierra.

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Virtual Magazine on Radiology

The latest issue of the Virtual Magazine of Radiology is now available on the web site of the CIR. We invite you to check out this new publication that includes the best articles published by radiological magazines from different countries of the region.

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The history corner

Dr. Ralph Alfidi

He was an American radiologist (Rome 1932 - Fé, New Mexico, 2012), and the first to glimpse the potential applications of the tomodensitometry - hitherto used exclusively to cranial level - in the rest of the organism plots. In 1975 he was able to make the first diagnosis of abdominal pathology using this technique ("reviewing a scientific publication with brain imaging with CT, I thought that the scanner could have a wider use...").

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