Tag: SVS

VRIC canceled, planned highlights shared

The SVS Research and Education Committee and the Research Council have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC)—a...

SVS builds COVID-19 resource page for members

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) understands this is a very trying time for its members and hopes to provide help through various resources....

Vascular surgeons will survive these ‘troubled waters,’ says SVS president

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is a "solidly built bridge" across the troubled waters of the coronavirus pandemic, president Kim Hodgson, MD, today...

Wellness: Of dreaming in blood and the ‘moral injury’ contained in...

Have you ever “dreamt in blood”? A vivid, waking nightmare that reminds you of exsanguinating hemorrhage that can’t be stopped? I have. An Iraqi...

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...

New registry to keep track of vascular patients launched

A registry to track management of new patients who are being treated medically for a number of vascular diseases has been launched by the...

VRIC agenda taking shape, poster sessions to return

The biology of vascular disease—including molecular mechanisms and the immune system—will take center stage on May 4 in Chicago at the 2020 Vascular Research...

Updated USPSTF recommendations on screening for AAAs remain faithful to 2014...

Updated recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) remain consistent with the 2014 guidance while incorporating new evidence. The United States Preventive Services Task...

Cost of burnout on physician health and surgical performance explored

NEW YORK—It’s the recurring theme on the conference circuit that stubbornly refuses to subside but one whose toll is great and lasting. At the...

Vascular surgeons encouraged to participate in Mentor Match Program

An American politician from the 1800s named John C. Crosby once said, “Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen and a...

Wider VAM 2020 schedule unveiled

Beyond the always popular scientific sessions detailing research and presented from the podium, the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) also stages more than 25 other...

Early adaptation of SVS, STS TBAD joint document will drive robust...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) recently published a joint document on reporting standards for type B...

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...

O Canada: VAM 2020 housing, registration open March 4

Registration and housing for the 2020 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) open March 4. The 2020 Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) meeting will be held June...
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Deploying robust, detailed SVS VQI data to help better define role...

In December 2018, the Journal of the American Heart Association published “Risk of death following application of paclitaxel‐coated balloons and stents in the femoropopliteal...

Which one are you: Giver, sharer, taker or matcher?

Throughout our careers—indeed even in our personal lives—we struggle to achieve a proper balance between being a giver, sharer, taker or matcher. Adam Grant, a...

Enroll in Mentor Match Program on SVSConnect

An easy way to impact the future of the vascular specialty is to sign up as a mentor on SVSConnect. The Mentor Match Program...

Latest edition of USPSTF guidance produces essential reiteration, continuing to leave...

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently released an update to their 2014 abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening recommendations. The update is...

SVS and STS release new reporting standards for type B aortic...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) have released new reporting standards to ensure patients with type B...