Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and
interventional Radiology (APSCVIR)
The X-Ray tube signifies Radiology and image-guidance.
The Seldinger needle, angiographic catheter and balloon angioplasty catheter signify the history of Interventional Radiology emerging from angiographic techniques.
The Asia-Pacific map represents the member territories of the Society.
The blue ocean signifies unity and future development of the Society and the gold yellow the precious and proud territories of the Society.
OBJECTIVE OF THE SOCIETY
Meet regularly to encourage international exchange of knowledge vital to cardiovascular and interventional radiology among radiologists, interventional radiologists and individuals in related fields in different countries of the Asia Pacific region.
Bring together radiologists, interventional radiologists and individuals in related fields to improve the level of clinical practice and research regarding cardiovascular and interventional radiology in the Asia Pacific region.
Support continuing education and training of doctors in each country through appropriate forums or refresher courses to further define the role of cardiovascular and interventional radiology as a subspecialty of medicine in the Asia Pacific region.
MEMBER TERRITORIES IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION
Organisational Membership shall be open to all officially recognised representative bodies for interventional radiologists within their territory in the Asia Pacific region. There shall be only one Organisational Member from each territory in the Asia Pacific region.
The following are the Organisational Members as of 2016 : Australasia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Scientific Meetings will be held regularly in a territory in the Asia Pacific region. The venue for this meeting shall be in the Asia Pacific region, and is to be decided by the EC at least 2 years in advance. The Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Scientific Meeting shall be appointed by the bidding Organisational Member and endorsed by the EC.