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PCBs: Panel of vascular surgeons review latest findings on paclitaxel-coated balloons

A recent meta-analysis by Konstantinos Katsanos, MD, of Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece, and colleagues—“Risk of major amputation following application of paclitaxel-coated balloons ...

From the Editor

It is time to end the interview

INTERVIEWER: “Good morning, nice to meet you. Are you going to get pregnant?” While this may seem like a shocking way to begin a...

The choice between autonomy, true partnership—or the slow drift to ‘thralldom‘

Anthony Valdés, MBA, the president of Tampa, Florida-based Collaborative Health Systems, declares that what physicians want is to “deliver great clinical outcomes, get paid...

SVS news

SVS branding campaign wins communications award

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) branding campaign has received a “Profiles of Excellence Award” from the American Association of Medical Society Executives for...

Spotlight: Melina Kibbe, James Black and Firas Mussa

Melina Kibbe, MD, has been named the 17th dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and chief of the Health Affairs Office...

Commentary

As a young surgeon-in-training, and a millennial, the concept of mindfulness and wellbeing perfuses my day-to-day life. Reminders of the importance of “being present” and “taking care of yourself” come from all directions: in newsletters, inspirational quotes on social...

VAM news

In his introduction to the second of two Presidential Addresses on the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) slate, new Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) President Ali AbuRahma, MD, gave voice to that which seems virtually undeniable: that the SVS...