Tag: SCVS

Leadership program applications due by Aug. 15

Learn to be a leader or enhance your leadership skills—applications to be part of the fourth cohort of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)...

Female sex is associated with reintervention and mortality following elective EVAR

Women are more likely to die within five years of having elective surgery to repair an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) or need repeat surgery, according to...

Bolstering the workforce: Session details how to start a vascular training...

The workforce shortage issues set to plague vascular surgery over the next few decades, alongside an aging population and increase in vascular disease, formed...

Tissue samples show paclitaxel effect in minority of CLTI patients receiving...

Paclitaxel effect was witnessed in tissue specimens of a minority of chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) patients treated with drug-coated balloons (DCBs)—but was not dependent...

SCAI releases multi-society position statement focused on core competencies for endovascular...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) has released a position statement outlining competencies for endovascular specialists who provide care for chronic limb-threatening...

Rockman: A family story of self-identity

Outgoing Society for Vascular Surgery (SCVS) President Caron Rockman, MD, delved into her family history from late-19th century and early- 20th century Russia to...

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...

Supply & demand: [Private] practice matters

Vascular surgeons in private practice could play a crucial role in alleviating one of the existential problems currently vexing the specialty: The training of...

Interview: SCVS leaders discuss training challenges, position of private practice, diversifying...

Barriers thrown up between the worlds of private or community vascular surgery and academic practice need to be dismantled for the betterment of the...

Vascular Specialist–April 2022

In this issue: In our April cover story, we report from the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery (SCVS) Annual Symposium on new evidence that...

SCVS 2022: WIfI score does not predict successful healing after transmetatarsal...

A higher initial Wound, ischemia, and foot infection (WIfI) classification score at initial presentation in chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) patients who underwent a transmetatarsal...

SCVS 2022: ‘We should not allow our industry relationships influence how...

Industry players and device makers have helped spark new science and innovation in vascular surgery amid flatlining National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, but...

Corner Stitch: If you want to go far, go together

The COVID-19 pandemic left many of us missing social interaction and hungry for a change of scenery. As someone who had never been to...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in May

A pointed letter aimed at electronic health record (EHR) behemoth Epic, an argument in favor of endovascular treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAAs)...

‘Highly implementable’ price sheet strategy sparks cost reduction in vascular procedures

A simple cost reduction strategy implemented among providers in an academic vascular surgery practice yielded data demonstrating sometimes significant cost savings—in the case of...

Vascular surgeons encouraged to consult talking points document on paclitaxel devices

Vascular surgeons are being encouraged to take consideration of a set of talking points about the risks and benefits of paclitaxel-equipped devices—which has been...

Sheahan: On professionals and professionalism

On March 19, 2019, I sat in the audience of the scientific sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery...

Your SVS: Storming into 2020 and horizons beyond

With significant progress made on many fronts in 2019, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is looking forward to the next horizon in 2020. In...

March 2020 is vascular recruitment month

Much has been made of the impending shortage of physicians in the United States, with ominous predictions that it could come as soon as...