Tag: gender disparities

Annals of Vascular Surgery announces special issue dedicated to original work...

The Annals of Vascular Surgery peer-review journal has announced an upcoming special issue dedicated to original work by women that is set to be...

Female sex is associated with reintervention and mortality following elective EVAR

Women are more likely to die within five years of having elective surgery to repair an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) or need repeat surgery, according to...

Female sex is associated with additional treatments following surgery for intermittent...

A new U.S. study has found that female sex is associated with more reinterventions after surgical treatment for intermittent claudication. Additionally, guideline-directed medical therapy,...

Female sex ‘should be considered an independent risk factor’ for new...

A preliminary report lends evidence to support female sex being considered as an independent risk factor for new stroke occurrence after carotid revascularization in...

First results from BEST-CLI poised to reveal ‘very low’ quality of...

An analysis from the Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST-CLI) trial presented at the 2022 Vascular Annual...

Sex discordance and postoperative outcomes: We should be vigilant of a...

The recent JAMA Surgery publication “Association of surgeon-patient sex concordance with postoperative outcomes” is a population-based, retrospective cohort study of more than 1 million...

‘Female sex predicts reintervention after elective EVAR for AAA’

Females were found to be at greater risk of reintervention following elective endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) at both the...

Spotlight: Vascular surgeons in the news

Daniel Clair, MD, has been named the inaugural chair of the newly formed Department of Vascular Surgery in the Section of Surgical Sciences at...

‘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...

Females were 30% less likely to undergo surgery for PAD, national...

A review of more than 1 million patients receiving vascular surgery over a 16-year period identified significant sex-related disparities in the treatment of abdominal...

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...

Special session on diversity enters VAM agenda

Over the course of more than a year, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) have been brought into sharp focus by a compendium of events...

Population Health Task Force volunteers needed by Oct. 8

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is seeking volunteers to serve on a task force focused on population health. Applications are due by Oct. 8. The...

Leadership: Spotlight on Amy Reed, MD

This interview continues our series of conversations with national vascular surgery leaders based on topics from the Kouznes and Pozner book “The Truth About...