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Back to basics: All the things I love about vascular surgery

Recently, after completing a difficult open aortic operation with my attending, a bright M3 asked me, “Why vascular surgery?” The question didn’t catch me...

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Envision, private equity and patient care: Substituted values 2.0

He was only 41, already burdened with multiple health problems. Diabetes, hypertension and renal failure had put him on dialysis, caused the amputation of...

Vascular surgeons: The ‘oncologists’ of the surgical arena

Like any good presentation I feel obligated to start with my disclosures: 1) I am married to a woman who decided to pursue a...

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Get FIT: Applications for VQI Fellowship in Training program open

The Fellowship in Training (FIT) from the Society for Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Quality Initiative (SVS VQI) introduces residents and fellows in vascular-focused programs to the...

The year in review: 2022 was an amazing 12 months for...

Despite any number of challenges, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) had a hugely successful 2022 and looks forward to a bright 2023.  Executive Director...

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Recently, after completing a difficult open aortic operation with my attending, a bright M3 asked me, “Why vascular surgery?” The question didn’t catch me off guard, as I always have a ready answer, and we had just finished a...

VAM news

The Jan. 11 deadline to submit research abstracts on vascular disease and treatment for the 2023 Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) has been extended to Jan. 18 due to a high volume of requests.  With early-bird registration anticipated to open...

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