- In memoriam—Professor João Bexiga Martins Pisco (1941–2019)

In memoriam—Professor João Bexiga Martins Pisco (1941–2019)




Professor Pisco distinguished in S. Francisco

The team of Interventional Radiology at St. Louis Hospital(Lisbon, Portugal) under Direction of Professor Pisco was distinguished by the best cientific paper published in 2011 in JUIR , the innovator Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, in S. Francisco, California, U.S , during the meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology.


Professor Pisco distinguished in Washington DC

By the 2nd time a paper published in JVIR in 2016 was selected as a distinguished clinical study for 2016.

# Dear Dr. Pisco,
Congratulations! Your paper, “Medium- and Long-Term Outcome of Prostate Artery Embolization for Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Results in 630 Patients,” has been selected by the Editors of JVIR as a Distinguished Clinical Study for 2016.
This distinction is supported by the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation as acknowledgment of the essential research that is conducted in interventional radiology and published within JVIR. Your paper was chosen by a review of all manuscripts published in 2016, voted by the editorial board members, and selected by the editor-in-chief as one of the runner-up Clinical Studies.
We hope you will be able to attend the SIR 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC (http://www.sirmeeting.org/). The award will be presented on Tuesday, March 7, from 10:30am-12:00pm during the plenary session “JVIR/SIR Foundation Awards” in at the Marriot Marquis in the Marquis Ballroom.
Once again, congratulations. On behalf of JVIR, we appreciate your contributions to the journal, and to the field of interventional radiology. #



Over 1000 patients have been treated. March 31, 2016



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