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FDA grants breakthrough device designation for Zenith fenestrated+ endovascular graft

The Zenith fenestrated+ endovascular graft (ZFEN+) product (Cook Medical) has received breakthrough device designation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This designation is...

Videos

Craig Walker, MD, of Houma, Louisiana; Bryan Fisher, MD, of Nashville, Tennessee; and Andre Biuckians, MD, of Towson, Maryland, give a multi-specialty perspective in regards to the new Philips QuickClear device. They discuss how they are utilizing QuickClear for...

From the Editor

How to succeed in vascular surgery: A guide for the aspiring...

Disclaimer: The views expressed here do not reflect those of Mayo Clinic, the Society for Vascular Surgery, Vascular Specialist, or even the author, for...

Leadership and culture: Nurturing our immune system

Defining culture is amorphous, and mostly subjective. Being hard to define, it falls behind other measures of leadership—and team success or failure—like strategy or...

SVS news

Channeling SVS messaging across diffuse mediums

In order to recognize the diverse ways members interact and consume information, a new Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Communications Committee, replete with three...

VESAP5 mobile app now available

The mobile app for the fifth edition Vascular Educational Self-Assessment Program (VESAP5)—for both Android and Apple operating systems—is now available. Apple users need to...

Commentary

Vascular surgery has undergone dramatic changes over the last 30 years. What was once a traditional open surgical discipline has now become a hybrid specialty that involves open surgery and endovascular techniques. As vascular surgeons became more adept at...

VAM news

The first major conference in the vascular surgery universe to incorporate an in-person element as part of a hybrid format has been declared a success, portending what attendees might expect from the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) set for...