Tag: SAVS

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...

A lifetime of achievement: Former SVS president looks back on career...

The first time Bruce A. Perler, MD, attended the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) annual meeting, he was a young faculty member who...

Former SAVS president David Rosenthal dies at 76

Renowned vascular surgeon David Rosenthal, MD, co-founder of the Atlanta Vascular Society and a former president of both the Southern Association for Vascular Society...

SAVS issues 2021–2022 officer line-up

The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) has announced its officer slate for 2021–2022. Incoming president is William A. Marston, MD, professor in the...

Tracci elected Southern Vascular recorder

The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) has announced the election of Margaret (Megan) Tracci, MD, as its next recorder. Tracci is currently associate professor...

EVAR improves one-year survival in octogenarians with AAAs, study finds

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) in those 80-plus decreases one-year mortality rates compared to non-operative management, researchers at the University...

‘Leading when everyone is watching—and when no one knows what to...

The title of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) Jesse E. Thompson, MD, Distinguished Guest Lecture was heralded as “Leading when everyone is...

‘Grit matters in vascular surgery’

"This is what happens to you when you show grit: You end up being elected president of the American College of Surgeons." Those were among...

UPDATED: First post-virus vascular meeting with in-person element declared success

The first major conference in the vascular surgery universe to incorporate an in-person element as part of a hybrid format has been declared a...

COVID-19 pandemic led to ‘severe’ financial loss for academic vascular surgery...

The initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in three-month sustained decreases in operative and outpatient clinical volume as well as a “severe” financial...
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Open AAA repair volume appears to be more impactful on outcomes...

PALM BEACH, Fla.— The more open aortic repair (OAR) case volume vascular surgeons take on, the more it seems to be “impactful” on OAR...

Study: Link between IC revascularization and progression to CLTI established alongside...

PALM BEACH, Fla.—Revascularization of intermittent claudication (IC) patients is associated with an increased rate of progression to critical limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI)—as well as an...

Minority of patients in population of 4M demonstrate rapid progress of...

PALM BEACH, Fla.—While the overall incidence of rapid carotid stenosis progression is low, patients who show any degree of a worsening condition may warrant...

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...
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Drug-coated technology question aired during SAVS opening session

PALM BEACH, Fla.—Discussion of the drug-coated technology issue was piqued during the opening session of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) annual meeting...

Initial results from first-in-man trial of prosthetic VenoValve demonstrate promise, says...

PALM BEACH, Fla.—The initial results of an ongoing first-in-man study in Colombia that saw the implantation of a prosthetic venous valve in 15 patients...