Tag: Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society

MVSS 2022: Study finds no link between frailty score and surgical...

A vascular surgery-specific composite frailty score was not associated with with risk of surgical site infection in patients undergoing lower-extremity revascularization in a review...

CEA, TCAR ‘continue to show superior outcomes’ to transfemoral stenting

Researchers led by a vascular team in Indianapolis found that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) remains the most-used strategy in carotid revascularization, with CEA and transcarotid...

Study: Combined antiplatelet, NOAC use linked to worse limb outcomes after...

A new analysis that found combined antiplatelet and novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) therapy after suprainguinal bypass was associated with worse limb outcomes and equivalent...

MVSS 2022: Research on hemodialysis access surgery attracts inaugural Midwestern Vascular...

The authors behind a new study that found “significant differences” in hemodialysis vascular access outcomes after first-time arteriovenous (AV) fistula or graft creation “directly related” to...

Regional vascular presidents measure state of specialty

Vincent Rowe, MD, and Raghu Motaganahalli, MD, delivered Presidential Addresses at the Western Vascular Society (WVS) and the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (MVSS) that...

Interacting with EMR best practice advisory ‘significantly’ improves AAA screening rates

Positively interacting with best practice advisory notifications is correlated with an increased rate of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening, according to an analysis of...

Vascular Specialist–September 2022

In this issue: No time like the present: The moral imperative for advocacy in vascular surgery (p. 2 and 4) Corner Stitch: Audible Bleeding...

Aortobifemoral grafting in the endovascular era: An exploration of the open...

Aortobifemoral grafting for aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD) probably remains “very safe” in the era of endovascular repair, according to the senior author behind a...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in March

Among the posts catching Vascular Specialist readers' eyes last month were the digital flipbook version of our March print edition, a new study looking...

Potential ‘new paradigm’ in treatment of long occlusive lesions emerges

Vascular surgeon Lewis Schwartz, MD, has had an interest in biomedical engineering since very early in his career. So his involvement in the early-stage...

Journey of a trainee surgeon-scientist: Mentorship, passion and the importance of...

In August, University of Michigan general surgery resident W. James Melvin, MD, picked up the coveted Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Foundation Resident Research...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in September

Five-year data from the ACST-2 trial comparing carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting, a report from the Crawford Forum at the 2021 Vascular Annual...

Vascular Specialist–October 2021

In this issue: "Not all cuts disappear": We take a look at the threat posed to vascular surgery—and the office-based lab (OBL) setting in...

‘TCAR yields high technical success with an extraordinarily low stroke and...

Outcomes in a cohort of patients who consented to one year of follow-up after transcarotid revascularization (TCAR) treatment for carotid stenosis in the ROADSTER...

Vascular surgeons found to ask twice as many closed- versus open-ended...

Patients reported they mostly felt their provider was adequate in terms of engaging in shared decision-making during asymptomatic vascular consults, according to a qualitative...

Cuts to Medicare: ‘As vascular disease complexity increases, reimbursement for complex...

Outgoing Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (MVSS) President Kellie Brown, MD, has seen fundamental changes to the way vascular surgery is practiced during her 20...