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Jonathan Towne honored with SVS Lifetime Achievement Award

An “amazing clinician and leader.” Devoted to the specialty of vascular surgery. Investigator and researcher. Champion of the in-situ technique for lower-extremity bypass. Former...

From the Editor

A modest proposal: Let’s eat the trauma surgeons

Well folks, after more than two years of the pandemic, racial injustice, and medical misinformation, I have decided it is time to return to...

War in Ukraine: A tale of unspeakable horror, unprecedented unity and...

This editorial was written in the days leading up to April 2. At about 4 a.m. (Kyiv time) on Feb. 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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SVS creates limb salvage-focused Frank J. Veith Lectureship

Next year’s Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) will include a new named lecture: the Frank J. Veith Lecture, named in honor of former Society for...

An antidote for burnout: Vascular surgeons as hospital administrators

The much-maligned electronic health record (EHR)—sometimes referred to as electronic medical record, or EMR—is not among the causes of burnout, per se, but rather...

Commentary

It’s Friday at Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) 2022 in Boston! Hopefully, many of us trainees are getting to mingle and meet leaders in the field in addition to other trainees outside of our usual orb. In his 2020 Vascular...

VAM news

The results of an analysis of nearly 2,000 carotid endarterectomies (CEAs) “challenge the notion” that patients benefit significantly from the current post-operative surveillance guidelines, and suggest that these may be contributing to “oversurveillance”—an issue that should be addressed in...