Tag: MVSS

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...

MVSS 2021: Midwestern Vascular unveils 2021–22 leadership changes

The Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (MVSS) announced a new slate of officers at its 2021 annual meeting held in Chicago from Sept. 9–11. Raghu...

Why donate to the SVS PAC?

A few years ago, in his presidential address to the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (MVSS), Mark Mattos, MD, spoke eloquently about the need to...

WIfI score found to be accurate across racial groups

The wound, ischemia and foot infection (WIfI) score is as accurate a predictor of risk for limb loss in Black people as it is...

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...

Frailty still strongly linked to mortality after EVAR for AAA

An analysis of the Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) registry for elective abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) revealed that frailty continues to...

Active stent-graft fixation below the renal arteries may have the least...

Stent grafts with active fixation below the renal arteries as well as oversizing by less than 10% seem to have the least effect on...

Study finds low mortality, high complication rates after aortic endograft explantation

The explantation of aortic endografts—associated with high postoperative morbidity, particularly in patients with infected grafts—can be carried out with a low mortality rate, a...

New data support televascular visits to help address rural vascular surgery...

Researchers from the University of Minnesota unveiled new data supporting televascular consultations as a viable solution to the shortage of vascular surgeons in rural...

IN.PACT Admiral DCB shows ‘significant advantage’ over uncoated devices in fempop...

The IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) demonstrated a significant advantage in overall survival, amputation-free survival and target-lesion revascularization after femoropopliteal artery treatment through four-year...

September slate of regional vascular meetings goes digital

This time last year, the ranks of vascular surgery were gearing up to head for points East, West, Midwest and Northeast as the slew...