Tag: Claudication

Viabahn use in claudicants with long, complex SFA lesions ‘safe and...

Recently published research indicates that stent grafting with the Viabahn endoprosthesis (W L Gore & Associates) of long and complex superficial femoral artery (SFA) lesions in...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in February

February's top 10 includes a highlight from the 2022 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) winter annual meeting and an interview with Melissa Kirkwood,...

Index atherectomy interventions for claudication ‘is associated with higher’ reintervention rates...

Atherectomy use during index peripheral vascular interventions in claudicants is associated with higher reintervention rates when compared to other technologies, a newly unveiled study...

Key players behind first SVS AUC on claudication unpack details of...

Vascular surgeons have a history of going the extra mile to do the right thing for their patients. So went the theme of one...

‘Do we need to do a better job of making devices...

It was a burning question posed from the conference floor, and it led to some approving social media nods in its aftermath: Does the...

Latest meta-analysis on paclitaxel in peripheral arterial disease provokes mixed reception

“There appears to be heightened risk of major amputation after use of paclitaxel-coated balloons in the peripheral arteries,” findings from a systematic review...

Study identifies ‘critical need’ for guidelines on appropriate use of atherectomy

No data currently exist to support the use of atherectomy over other procedures for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), and the healthcare...

SVS seeks volunteers for claudication Appropriate Use Criteria rating panel

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is developing Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for claudication using the RAND Appropriateness Method. The AUC process consists of a...

Target 2021: SVS councils and committees drill down on key goals...

While there is little doubt the pandemic has impacted each vascular surgeon and the SVS as a Society in numerous ways, the commitment and...

Revascularization ‘improves’ walking performance in claudicating PAD patients 

Revascularization of the lower extremity improves hemodynamics, walking performance, quality of life and calf-muscle pathology in claudicating patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), researchers...

Three weeks remain of VQI virtual sessions

SVS ONLINE—the virtual meeting staged by the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)—may be completed, but the Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) virtual sessions have three...

SVN virtual annual meeting keynote to focus on self-care

The Society for Vascular Nursing’s 38th Annual Conference is going virtual, from 6  to 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 15. In addition to a series...
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Drug-coated technology question aired during SAVS opening session

PALM BEACH, Fla.—Discussion of the drug-coated technology issue was piqued during the opening session of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) annual meeting...