Tag: NESVS

Vascular Specialist–December 2021

In this issue: *This issue went to press before Congress moved to address cuts to Medicare due to kick in Jan. 1, 2022. "Countdown to...

New attending call model aimed at fatigue mitigation produces ‘stable’ workflow

A “paradigm shift” in attending call staffing with a focus on fatigue mitigation can be undertaken in a vascular surgery practice without disruption to...

Re-emerging from the pandemic: ‘What truly motivates us?’

How to find “flow” and motivation through goal setting, and reacquainting with “intrinsic priorities” on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, formed the...

Open repair: In good hands?

The twin issues of center volumes for open AAA repair as well as training implications came under the spotlight at two recent regional vascular...

Vascular Specialist–November 2021

In this issue: "In good hands?" The twin issues of center volumes for open AAA repair as well as training implications came under the...

APDVS honors Jack L. Cronenwett with inaugural Lifetime Achievement in Education...

The Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery (APDVS) bestowed its first-ever Lifetime Achievement in Education Award on the association's one-time president Jack L....

NESVS outgoing president makes diversity pitch

During the virtual annual meeting of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery (NESVS), outgoing president Marc L. Schermerhorn, MD, called for the NESVS...

SVS members in the news

Richard Lynn, MD, a vascular surgeon from Palm Beach, Florida, has been elected second vice-president-elect of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Alan Dardik,...

‘Fundamental differences’ in outcomes after open AAA detected across three national...

An investigation of differences in patient outcomes following open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) found in three national registries showed that mortality rates...

Open repair linked to higher long-term survival in patients deemed off-label...

Open repair of aortic aneurysms is associated with higher long-term survival in patients who fall outside the confines of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) instructions...

Cigarette tax rises lead to drop in active smoking in claudication...

Increases in cigarette taxes appear to be an effective strategy to cut active smoking among patients who are undergoing interventions for intermittent claudication, the...

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...