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Adjunctive compression to standard prophylaxis for postoperative VTE shows benefit in...

Among patients with a Caprini score of ≥11 who received standard prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE), adjunctive intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) resulted in a significantly...

From the Editor

Overcoming prejudice and uniting vascular surgery

The United States has been living through some charged times recently. Our profession is not immune to these conflagrations. In recent times, minority members...

An open letter to Epic Systems

Dear Epic, I am not writing to you today as a customer, but rather on behalf of your users. More specifically, I am representative...

SVS news

Mills becomes next SVS vice president

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) voting members have elected Joseph Mills, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, as their next vice...

Spotlight: Outstanding women in business award

American College of Surgeons (ACS) President-elect Julie A. Freischlag, MD, CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Health and a past president of the Society for...

Commentary

It’s June and, in less than a month, a swarm of new faces, and freshly minted MDs and DOs will descend upon most academic teaching hospitals. Many will just be getting used to being called “Dr.” They may look...

VAM news

Registration for the live, in-person 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) has begun—and organizers promise you won’t want to miss the meeting. VAM will be Aug. 18 to 21 in beautiful San Diego, California. Educational programming will be presented across...