Tag: JVS

Help diversity effort by completing member survey

To know where to go, you first have to know the starting point. "We cannot adequately measure our progress in the SVS on diversity, equity...

New JVS associate editor for diversity traces footsteps of her mother

It took Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) associate editor Ulka Sachdev-Ost, MD, a while to realize just how much of an impact her mother’s...

SVS makes commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Following a year of study and including more than 40 separate goals, objectives and requested actions, the SVS Executive Board has received, reviewed and...

SVS: Building bridges between twin tracks of academic and private practice

For Laurel Hadley Hastings, MD, membership in the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) provides a great collection of valuable benefits. They include an ongoing...

JVS appoints associate editor dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion

The Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) has announced the appointment of a new associate editor for clinical research who will be focused on diversity,...

SVS president ponders challenges in year ahead

New SVS president Ronald L. Dalman, MD, has several initiatives he’d like to see move forward during the year of his presidency. These include...

Professionalism: #Medbikini through the eyes of an aspiring medical student

The recent furor over the article published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) about unprofessional behavior among recent vascular surgery trainees occasioned a...

Through the looking glass: Addressing bias in surgery

The #Medbikini campaign spread like wildfire following the publication of the journal article in question. Reading the manuscript seemed like we crossed the threshold...

Letter: ‘Women must not only have a seat at the table,...

Dear editor: Submitted with little fanfare to the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery (SCVS) in July of 2019 and accepted later that year in...

Medicare reimbursement fails to adequately cover cost of care after open...

For most patients with critical limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI), Medicare reimbursement for lower extremity bypass surgery does not adequately account for case complexity in the...

‘Significant’ number of vascular surgery faculty suffer workplace sexual harassment

The Journal of Vascular Surgery August issue featured a paper whose findings established a significant number of faculty of vascular surgery training programs had...

VQI analysis finds endovascular repair of rAAA superior to open repair

A recent study examining the effect of operative approach on outcomes in patients presenting with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) demonstrated clear short- and...

APDVS responds to #Medbikini, re-avows commitment to diverse workforce

Vascular surgery took the national stage during the last week of July as outraged medical professionals across the country responded to a visual abstract...

SVS president, JVS editors respond to controversial paper furor

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) president Ronald L. Dalman, MD, has pledged that the SVS and its flagship title the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS)...

Five-year survival after EVAR for ruptured AAA ‘improving’

“The relative survival benefit of EVAR over open repair has increased over time,” conclude Rens R.B. Varkevisser, BS, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,...

JVS study shows advantages of Ellipsys system in dialysis access creation

A new study shows significant benefits of the Ellipsys vascular access system (Avenu Medical) in easily and safely creating durable vascular access for end-stage...

JVS editors outline successes of past year

Submissions to the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) publications have skyrocketed over the course of 2020, increasing 78% thus far this year. Part of...

SVS seeks comments on chronic mesenteric ischemia guidelines by July 8

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is calling for comments on the proposed SVS clinical practice guidelines for chronic mesenteric ischemia. Comments are sought—and should be submitted—by July...

Your SVS: Membership deadline is June 1

The next membership application deadline for 2020 is June 1. Be part of all SVS has to offer its members, including the online community...

Vascular science webinar slated for May 28

Editors across the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) group of journals are staging a special webinar Thursday, May 28, at noon (EST) on hot...

Access JVS collection of papers on COVID-19

The editors of the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) group of publications have launched a freely available COVID-19 collection across the JVS family of...

COVID-19: Pandemic lessons for vascular care from military theater

An exemplar of how surgery can best perform its role amid a catastrophic event like the COVID-19 pandemic can be found in military medicine’s...

STABLE II results published on endovascular treatment of acute complicated TBAD...

Thirty-day and one-year data from the STABLE II study have been published in the April 2020 issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) by Joseph V....

Sternbergh: On his journey of self-awareness, overcoming tragedy and achieving work-life...

PALM BEACH, Fla.—In an address that ran the gamut of emotions—from success to tragedy and back again—W. Charles Sternbergh III, MD, may have delivered...

Meta-analysis: Translumbar embolization is superior to transarterial procedure in treatment of...

Translumbar embolization had a greater technical efficacy than its transarterial equivalent in the treatment of type II endoleaks after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), according...