Tag: limb salvage

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in July

The digital version of our July 2021 print issue, an argument in favor of a multidisciplinary approach to limb salvage and look back at...

With Foundation help, more vascular care headed to Oklahoma

There are new vistas in Oklahoma for those in need of vascular care. That’s “vista” as in Vascular Volunteers In Service To All, or...

Fighting the good fight: The case for multidisciplinary limb salvage in...

Dramatic increases in rates of diabetes—particularly among Black females—through 2060 underscore the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to limb salvage, according to Vincent...

Candidates for 2021-22 SVS vice president revealed

The candidates in the running to be the next Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) vice president—and a future SVS president—have been unveiled. They are William...

Data show potential of Limflow system to improve outcomes for no-option...

“Deep vein arterialization is safe and technically feasible,” Peter Schneider, MD, a professor in the division vascular and endovascular surgery at the University of...

SVS Foundation’s new initiative to address disparities in vascular health

Significant disparities in healthcare services in the United States result in unnecessary limb loss, stroke and death. Vascular health professionals are developing new programs...

Lymphedema: NYC vascular surgeon explains experience tackling severe cases with a...

Kuldeep Singh, MD, calls them a labor of love. They are tough—the patients having endured repeated hospitalizations, infections, embarrassment: The sorts of severely affected...

Foot vein arterialization study shows 77.8% limb salvage rate

Foot vein arterialization (FVA) is a safe procedure with good early graft patency and a limb salvage rate of 77.8%, Qi Yan, MD, and...

‘Alea iacta est’: The case for endovascular methods in vascular trauma...

When Benjamin W. Starnes, MD, talks vascular trauma, he does so from a position of certain authority. As the recent Southern California Vascular Surgical...

‘Significant’ value of adding podiatrists to limb salvage alliance

A multidisciplinary limb salvage alliance found that operating room (OR) and clinic volumes as well as work relative value units (wRVUs) all increased significantly...

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...

‘Rapid reduction’ in amputations follows opening of multidisciplinary limb preservation service

A multidisciplinary limb preservation service under the leadership of vascular surgery in a level one trauma center was associated with an immediate and rapid...